February’s first workweek is concluding with historical amounts of snow for Montreal.
As of 11 am Friday morning, local meteorologists claim that today is the city’s snowiest February 7 in 91 years.
According to YUL Weather Records, the last time Montreal experienced this much snow on February 7, 1929.
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Plus, Mother Nature isn’t finished yet. According to Environment Canada, “a total of 15 to 25 centimetres of snow is likely through this evening.” As the now is forecasted to persist throughout the rest of the day, northeasterly winds will gust up to 60 km/h.
🥈With a 11am snow total of 16cm, today is #Montréal‘s snowiest Feb 7th in more than 90 years, since Feb 7th, 1929. pic.twitter.com/5gh9t3tOFb
— Montreal Weather Records (@YUL_Weather) February 7, 2020
The weather agency urges travellers to postpone all non-essential travel until visibility and road conditions improve.
And hey, if we’re going to deal with snow, we may as well do so in historical proportions.