Here we go again: Weather Statement in Effect for Lake 88 listening area

January 11, 2018 by

Weather Statement SnowEnvironment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Lake 88 listening area. 

The Agency says mild and rainy conditions are expected over much of southern Ontario today, tonight and into tomorrow (Friday). Then the potential for accumulating snow goes into effect tomorrow night into Saturday.

Rain is expected to be patchy and light for much of today, but may become more widespread tonight and into Friday.

A general rainfall of 10 to 20 mm appears likely, although some areas may see higher amounts.

This rainfall in combination with the melting snowpack may result in pooling of water on roads and low-lying areas.

A very strong cold front will cross the region from northwest to southeast on Friday bringing an abrupt end to the mild spell. Rain will quickly transition to snow, with a risk of brief freezing rain during the changeover. Locally icy conditions are possible.

The snow will likely continue into Friday night and Saturday morning. Portions of eastern Ontario, particularly near the St. Lawrence River may see significant amounts of snow. Environment and Climate Change Canada will continue to monitor the situation.

The Weather Network reports that we could see up to 15 cms of snow during this period.