Snow Squall watch issued for Niagara Falls and South Niagara

If you live in Niagara Falls, Welland and other south Niagara communities you could see some significant snow as early as tonight.

Environment Canada warning conditions are favourable for the development of snow squalls that could dump some 5 centimetres tonight and another 15 cm tomorrow.

Gusty winds are also forecast which could result in blowing snow and zero visibility in areas.

The winds are slated to pick up tonight off eastern Lake Erie but the most significant squalls are possible tomorrow morning. 

As a result, travel for your morning commute may be hazardous.

Snow is expected to start around 3-4am.

For those of you in St. Catharines and north Niagara, another 2cm of snow is forecast for tomorrow and the gusty winds will also be felt across the entire region.If you're worried about school

buses being cancelled, Niagara Transportation Services says they will evaluate the full region, and if needed they can issue partial cancellations for bus routes in the impacted areas.