It’s possible you’ll wish to postpone doing any travelling in southern Ontario Sunday morning, with a spherical of snow, and doubtlessly freezing drizzle for some, anticipated to coat the roads with a wintry layer that can decelerate commute occasions. Nevertheless, situations shoud enhance by the afternoon hours. Some areas might see 5 cm by the point the system departs.
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A low-pressure system shifting by southern Ontario is bringing snow, at occasions heavy, by Sunday morning earlier than easing to flurries within the afternoon because the disturbance exits the area. Winter climate journey advisories are in place throughout an excellent chunk of the area.
Many of the precipitation will fall as snow as temperatures will hover round or under freezing for a lot of the occasion, however there may be additionally a danger for freezing drizzle, which is able to subside early within the morning. If freezing drizzle does happen, a skinny layer of ice could also be current beneath a layer of snow.
Visibility could also be immediately diminished at occasions in heavy snow. Surfaces similar to highways, roads, walkways and parking tons might develop into icy and slippery.
“Take additional care when strolling or driving in affected areas. Decelerate driving in slippery situations. Look ahead to taillights forward and keep a protected following distance,” warns Atmosphere and Local weather Change Canada (ECCC) within the advisory.
Hotter temperatures in southwestern sections, from Windsor to London and alongside Lake Erie, will drive snow to combine with rain or change over to all rain, limiting accumulations in these areas.
Because of the east wind off of the lake, some places inside the Golden Horseshoe might even see a little bit of enhanced snowfall, particularly on the west finish of Lake Ontario.
The heaviest snow is more likely to fall Sunday morning.
Areas alongside and north of the Freeway 401 hall, extending as much as Barrie, southern Georgian Bay and the east finish of Lake Ontario, might see as much as 5 cm of moist snow. Alongside the lakeshore and inside the Better Toronto Space (GTA), a couple of cm is feasible with domestically as much as 5 cm on the desk.
Any snow that sticks received’t stick round for very lengthy, nevertheless. Temperatures will rise round or simply above freezing throughout southern Ontario heading into subsequent week, melting any collected snow. Sunshine returns on Monday.
We’re watching the progress of a potent Colorado low that would deliver blizzard situations to elements of the Prairies by the center of this week. This storm might affect the event of a brand new system that would throw a wrench in Ontario’s forecast by the tip of the week.
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Verify again for the most recent on the forecast throughout southern Ontario.