RCMP urge caution on the roads during a snowy Saturday

RCMP urge caution on the roads during a snowy Saturday

Stormy weather is on its way to P.E.I. this weekend.

Kings County and Queens County are under snowfall warnings.

Snow is expected to begin Saturday afternoon and will taper off near midnight, according to Environment Canada.

Totals in both Queens and Kings counties could reach 15 centimetres.

Five centimetres of snow is expected throughout the day, with 10 centimetres forecast for Saturday evening. Winds are expected to pick up in the evening, gusting to 50 km/h.

A special weather statement has been issued for Prince County, where total snowfall could reach between 10-15 centimetres.

Two-to-four centimetres of snow is expected in Prince County throughout the day, with another 5-10 centimetres expected to fall Saturday evening, according to Environment Canada.

A wind warning advisory is in effect for the Confederation Bridge, which could result in restrictions between 4 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday. Those traveling should check the Confederation Bridge website for updates.

Island RCMP are reminding drivers to keep their headlights on and adjust their speed for changing road conditions.

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