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This could be interesting....Ontario 12/23/08

Discussion in 'Weather' started by Gix1k4, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. Gix1k4

    Gix1k4 Senior Member
    Messages: 172

    Just got this from the weather network....


    WINTER STORM WATCH: Kingston - Prince EdwardIssued at 6:39 PM EST TUESDAY 23 DECEMBER 2008
    ..HEAVY SNOW AND WINTER WEATHER EXPECTED TONIGHT WITH SIGNIFICANT FREEZING RAIN POSSIBLE OVER EASTERN ONTARIO WEDNESDAY.. THIS IS AN ALERT TO THE POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF DANGEROUS WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS IN THESE REGIONS. MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS..LISTEN FOR UPDATED STATEMENTS.

    SNOW IS FALLING ACROSS A BROAD AREA OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO THIS EVENING AHEAD OF A WINTER STORM FROM COLORADO. THE SNOW WILL BE RATHER HEAVY AT TIMES WITH TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 15 CENTIMETRES LIKELY IN PARTS OF SOUTHCENTRAL ONTARIO EXTENDING NORTH TO COTTAGE COUNTRY BEFORE THE SNOW CHANGES TO PERIODS OF ICE PELLETS AND RAIN EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THERE IS A CHANCE THAT THE SNOW WILL BE MIXED WITH PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE TORONTO AREA AND ESPECIALLY AREAS CLOSER TO LAKE ONTARIO SHOULD SEE AMOUNTS JUST BELOW THE WARNING THRESHOLD OF 15 CENTIMETRES BY DAWN WEDNESDAY. THUS..TORONTO IS NOT IN THE SNOWFALL WARNING. EASTERN ONTARIO WILL SEE SNOW BEGINNING THIS EVENING. THIS AREA HAS A HIGHER RISK OF RECEIVING A SIGNIFICANT PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY INTO THE EVENING AS COLDER AIR PERSISTS BEFORE THE SNOW EVENTUALLY CHANGES TO RAIN WEDNESDAY EVENING. A FREEZING RAIN WARNING MAY BE ISSUED IF THIS SCENARIO BECOMES MORE LIKELY.