Thursday, November seventh 2019, 9:29 pm – Friday’s harmful snow squalls threaten as much as 40 cm in some spots.
Southern Ontario is about to see one other day of snow squalls and chilly temperatures after the primary widespread snow formally arrived to the area on Thursday. The normal snowbelt area is seeing the chance for harmful lake-effect snow and even the prospect for some to see over 40 cm accumulate. Particulars and timing, beneath.
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- Snow squalls threaten poor visibility for drivers by way of Friday
- Colder-than-average temperatures dominate first weeks of November
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WATCH: TIMING THE SQUALL THREAT ON FRIDAY
Climate Community meteorologist Tyler Hamilton describes Friday’s snow squalls as “extremely harmful” for sure roadways in southwestern Ontario attributable to poor to no visibility for drivers on Friday.
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Winds blowing over nonetheless comparatively heat Georgian Bay and Lake Huron will precipitate lake-effect snow, blowing nicely inland of these areas. Grand Bend, Goderich, and different areas alongside the shores of Lake Huron are seeing the chance for these harmful snow squalls through the morning hours, nonetheless this risk will proceed into the beginning of the weekend.
Presently, it seems just like the heaviest bands may ship as a lot as 20-40 cm of snow for some areas by way of Friday, with squalls lingering even into Saturday morning.
The domestically heavy snow mixed with robust winds are anticipated to lead to lowered visibilities and tough journey, particularly alongside stretches of Freeway 401 and 402 within the London space, the place localized totals will exceed 30 cm by Friday afternoon. Snow squall warnings are at present in impact.
“Snow squalls trigger climate situations to range significantly; modifications from clear skies to heavy snow inside only a few kilometres are frequent,” Setting Canada says within the warning. “Put together for rapidly altering and deteriorating journey situations.”
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TEMPERATURES STRUGGLE TO REACH FREEZING THROUGH SATURDAY
Daytime highs look to climb above freezing on Friday — barely — although wind chill values will really feel a number of levels beneath.
“Slender bands of lake-effect snow will even proceed southeast of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay and will lengthen into elements of the GTA at occasions with heavier flurries,” meteorologist Dr. Doug Gillham says.
After a quick warm-up and scattered rain showers on Sunday, one other chilly entrance will ship temperatures again beneath seasonal with a gusty wind including a major wind chill into subsequent week.
“These temperatures are extra typical of mid to late December,” says Gillham, including system monitoring south of the Nice Lakes on Monday has the potential to deliver a widespread snow throughout the area.
“There’s the potential for vital snow totals, particularly throughout southern elements of our area.”
Though the chilly sample seems to calm down at occasions throughout late November, total the chilly sample is about to dominate proper by way of the top of the month.