I looked out the window at work a few minutes ago and saw the leading edge of a wall of snow moving in:
About 30 seconds later the view was this:
And about 20 minutes later it’s back to normal:
Between the time of the first and last photos, the RCMP closed Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway along the shore of the Ottawa River because of the lack of visibility.
RCMP have closed Sir John A MacDonald parkway due to whiteout conditions pic.twitter.com/12yWVFKOqC
— Stu Mills (@StuMillsCBC) January 27, 2014
On the Franktown radar, it looked like this: