Environment Canada issues special weather statement for Toronto

Dec 14 2016, 10:37 pm

Earlier this morning we told you that the City of Toronto had issued an extreme cold weather alert.

Well, now it’s Environment Canada‘s turn to hit us with some cold hard facts. Namely, this weekend is going to be a real sh*t snow show.

As many Torontonaians found out on Monday morning, despite being subject to winter weather, oh, every single year, Toronto is not always prepared for it when it arrives.

Case in point, the nightmare TTC situation that greeted the start of the work week.

Well, Environment Canada is giving us plenty of time to get ready for the next snow-meets-rain-meets-frozenhellscape that’s set to fall upon Toronto this weekend. So yes, a full 48 hrs of crying and panicking can now take place.

Here’s Environment Canada’s statement:

Significant precipitation Friday night and Saturday across all of Southern Ontario.

A large system from the southwestern United States will spread snow across southern Ontario Friday night. Some guidance suggests that the snow may mix with or change to rain over portions of southwestern Ontario and the Golden Horseshoe later Saturday while other models indicate that snow could continue into Saturday night. This will be determined by the eventual track of the low.

Poor travel conditions are expected to develop from west to east across southern Ontario Friday evening and Friday night, and continue into Saturday.

Drier weather is expected in most places Sunday with the exception of areas to the southeast of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay where snow squalls may develop.

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