A special weather statement is a heads up to a snowy back to school commute in Southern Ontario.
Today's forecast calling for periods of snow. Amount 5 cm. Wind gusting to 40 km/h. High zero.
Cloudy tomorrow with a 60 per cent chance of morning flurries then a mix of sun and cloud. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light in the afternoon. High minus 3.
Cloudy Wednesday with a 40 per cent chance of flurries or rain showers. High plus 2.
We'll include Thursday's forecast simply because the predicted high is PLUS 7 with a 60 per cent chance of showers.
Here are the details of the special weather statement issued by Environment Canada in effect for:
- Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale
- Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
- Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago
Snow for the back to school commute in Southern Ontario today.
Snow has begun over Southern Ontario and will taper off from west to east today.
Snowfall totals will average about 10 cm with higher amounts to the northeast of the Great Lakes. However, the City of Toronto will see lower snowfall amounts of about 4 to 8 cm.
Untreated roads are expected to be slippery during the morning commute.
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