Monday, January 30, 2023

Update: Snowfall warning ends

Update: The snowfall warning ended at 6:23 p.m.

Snowfall warning

Significant snowfall beginning this morning.

Hazards:

Total snowfall accumulations near 15 cm.
Reduced visibility in heavy snow.
Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult.

Timing:
Beginning this morning and ending overnight.

Discussion:
A Texas low will bring heavy snow to the area beginning this morning. Heavy snow will taper off to flurries overnight. A couple additional centimetres will be possible on Thursday.

There will be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas. Allow extra time to reach your destination.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Take frequent breaks and avoid strain when clearing snow. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

Today – January 25, 2023

Snow at times heavy. Amount 10 cm. Wind becoming east 30 km/h gusting to 50 early this morning. Temperature steady near zero.

Tonight

Snow ending near midnight then cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind east 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light early this evening. Wind becoming west 20 gusting to 40 late this evening. Temperature steady near zero.

Thu, 26 Jan – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light in the afternoon. Temperature steady near zero. UV index 1 or low. Night – Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 2.

Fri, 27 Jan – Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. High minus 1. Night – Flurries. Low minus 1.

Sat, 28 Jan – A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. High zero. Night – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 6.

Sun, 29 Jan – Periods of snow. High minus 3. Night – Cloudy periods with 60 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 8.

Mon, 30 Jan – A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of flurries. High minus 5. Night – Cloudy periods. Low minus 8.

Tue, 31 Jan – A mix of sun and cloud. High minus 4.

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