Special Weather Statement remains in effect for Toronto today

Dec 11 2017, 9:34 pm

Yesterday, Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Statement for the City of Toronto ahead of a an Arctic cold front that would be crossing into Southern Ontario.

This morning that statement remains in effect as the low pressure system is expected to bring a general snowfall of 5 to 10 cm. Though the snow is being forecast to taper off on Tuesday morning.

Environment Canada is warning that poor winter driving conditions are likely.

It’s currently -2.3°C in Toronto while a low of -11° is being forecast for later tonight.

Special Weather Statement

4:46 AM EST Monday 11 December 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Toronto

Widespread snowfall likely tonight.

An Alberta Clipper low pressure area will sail across Southern Ontario tonight into Tuesday. This weather disturbance will bring a general snowfall of 5 to 10 cm with it by Tuesday morning.

The snow is expected to begin late this afternoon and taper off Tuesday morning. Although localized amounts of 10 to 15 cm are possible, the snowfall warning criterion of 15 cm snow in 12 hours is not expected to be reached.

Poor winter driving conditions are likely. Untreated roads may become snow covered and slippery.

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