Updated Special weather Statements For This Weekend

A special weather statement is still in effect for southern Ontario as Saturday’s winter storm approaches.  It’s still too early to say if it will be rain, freezing rain or snow but we do know there is a lot of moisture in the system that’s heading our way.  Travel is expected to be hazardous.

Here are the details:

4:29 AM EST Thursday 09 January 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Toronto
  • City of Hamilton
  • Guelph – Erin – Southern Wellington County
  • Kitchener – Cambridge – Region of Waterloo
  • Burlington – Oakville
  • Halton Hills – Milton
  • Mississauga – Brampton
  • Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
  • Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
  • Pickering – Oshawa – Southern Durham Region
  • Vaughan – Richmond Hill – Markham
  • Brantford – County of Brant
  • Woodstock – Tillsonburg – Oxford County
  • Simcoe – Delhi – Norfolk
  • London – Parkhill – Eastern Middlesex County
  • Strathroy – Komoka – Western Middlesex County
  • Dunnville – Caledonia – Haldimand
  • Rodney – Shedden – Western Elgin County
  • Thomas – Aylmer – Eastern Elgin County
  • Goderich – Bluewater – Southern Huron County
  • Listowel – Milverton – Northern Perth County
  • Stratford – Mitchell – Southern Perth County
  • Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County

Heavy rain, freezing rain and strong winds Saturday into Sunday. Light rain or drizzle is expected to develop early Friday morning and continue through the day before becoming heavier Friday night. Rain, at times heavy, will continue Saturday before mixing with or changing to freezing rain Saturday evening. Total rainfall amounts of 25 to 50 mm are possible.
Freezing rain or rain will continue Saturday night before coming to an end Sunday morning. Strong southwest winds are also expected Sunday morning. There remains considerable uncertainty in exact rainfall amounts along with the location of freezing rain. Warnings may be issued as the event draws nearer.
Travel is expected to be impacted throughout Southern Ontario Saturday into Sunday.

 

4:30 AM EST Thursday 09 January 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Newmarket – Georgina – Northern York Region
  • Uxbridge – Beaverton – Northern Durham Region
  • Innisfil – New Tecumseth – Angus
  • Orangeville – Grand Valley – Southern Dufferin County
  • Shelburne – Mansfield – Northern Dufferin County
  • Barrie – Collingwood – Hillsdale
  • Midland – Coldwater – Orr Lake
  • Orillia – Lagoon City – Washago
  • Mount Forest – Arthur – Northern Wellington County
  • Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes
  • Peterborough City – Lakefield – Southern Peterborough County

Freezing rain, rain and strong winds Saturday into Sunday. Light rain or drizzle is expected to develop early Friday morning and continue through the day before becoming heavier Friday night. Rain, at times heavy, will continue Saturday before mixing with or changing to freezing rain Saturday afternoon or evening. Total rainfall amounts of 25 mm are possible.
An extended period of freezing rain will continue Saturday night before coming to an end Sunday morning. This freezing rain will likely lead to significant ice accretion or build up. Strong southwest winds are also expected Sunday morning. There remains considerable uncertainty in exact rainfall amounts along with the location of the most freezing rain. Warnings may be issued as the event draws nearer.
Travel is expected to be impacted throughout Southern Ontario Saturday into Sunday.

 

4:30 AM EST Thursday 09 January 2020
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Bracebridge – Gravenhurst
  • Port Carling – Port Severn
  • Caledon
  • Hanover – Dundalk – Southern Grey County
  • Owen Sound – Blue Mountains – Northern Grey County
  • Saugeen Shores – Kincardine – Southern Bruce County

Freezing rain, rain and strong winds Saturday into Sunday. Light rain or drizzle is expected to develop early Friday morning and continue through the day before becoming heavier Friday night. Rain, at times heavy, will continue Saturday before mixing with or changing to freezing rain Saturday afternoon or evening. Total rainfall amounts of 25 mm are possible.

An extended period of freezing rain will continue Saturday night before coming to an end Sunday morning. This freezing rain will likely lead to significant ice accretion or build up. Strong southwest winds are also expected Sunday morning. There remains considerable uncertainty in exact rainfall amounts along with the location of the most freezing rain. Warnings may be issued as the event draws nearer.

Travel is expected to be impacted throughout Southern Ontario Saturday into Sunday.

Photo Credit: Environment Canada

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Scott Fox and Kat Callaghan