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Special weather statement updated by Environment Canada at 4:34 PM
EST Monday 25 November 2013.
Special weather statement for:
=new= City of Toronto
=new= Simcoe – Delhi – Norfolk
=new= Dunnville – Caledonia – Haldimand
=new= Oxford – Brant
=new= City of Hamilton
=new= Halton – Peel
=new= York – Durham
=new= Peterborough – Kawartha Lakes
Belleville – Quinte – Northumberland
Kingston – Prince Edward.
A brush with a winter storm Tuesday night into Wednesday
A major low pressure system originating from the Gulf of Mexico is
expected to intensify and move towards the Northeastern United States
by Wednesday morning.
Wet snow associated with this system is expected to overspread the
regions late Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday evening. The snow will be
mixed with rain at times Tuesday evening, especially near Lake
Ontario. Snow will end during the day Wednesday.
A general snowfall near 10 cm is expected in a swath extending from
north of Toronto eastward to the Peterborough areas.
Elsewhere amounts will be quite variable with most places receiving 2
to 5 cm. Many areas near the Lake Ontario shoreline will see little
As the majority of the precipitation is expected to fall Tuesday
night into Wednesday morning, it is likely that the Wednesday morning
commute will be affected.
Please note that the brunt of the storm is headed for Eastern Ontario
where winter storm watches have been posted for Tuesday night into
Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment
Canada at http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca