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Cold Temperatures & Windchills across Southern and Central Ontario

ON: Extreme Cold Warning in effect along TCH #17, aom Sault Ste Marie To Mattawa, and south to the 401 Corridor from Windsor to Kingston. A period of very cold wind chills is expected. Yet another frigid Arctic airmass will combine with light to moderate winds to produce wind chill values between minus 35 and minus 40 overnight and into Friday morning. Wind chills will improve later Friday morning as temperatures rise under the strengthening late February sun.
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Extreme cold and windchills along TCH #17 across Ontario

ON: A period of very cold wind chills is expected along the Trans-Canada, from Kenora all the way to Ottawa. Overnight lows in the minus thirties combined with light to moderate winds are producing extreme wind chills of minus 40 to minus 45 this morning. Wind chills will improve later this morning as temperatures rise.
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High Winds, blowing snow across Newfoundland

NL: Blizzard conditions with gusty winds and visibility frequently near zero in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring. Severe and potentially damaging winds are expected over some areas tonight. Wind gusts of 100 km/h, and locally up to 180 km/h along parts of the west coast prone to enhanced easterly flow will begin to subside overnight. In addition, snow combined with the strong winds will result in blizzard conditions giving near zero visibility. Snow will change to rain over southern areas after midnight, with light snow or ice pellets elsewhere.
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Extreme COLD warning across Southern Ontario

ON: Bitterly cold arctic air combined with light to moderate north winds is resulting in extreme wind chill values tonight. Although the winds will diminish somewhat overnight, wind chill values of minus 35 to minus 40 are expected to continue until Monday morning. Conditions will improve later Monday morning as temperatures rise. People outdoors should exercise extreme caution. Frostbite on exposed skin may occur in just a few minutes.
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Nor'Easter causing blowing snow across Maritimes

NB/PE: Poor visibility in snow and blowing snow is expected or occurring in some locations. Blustery northwest winds combined with fresh snowfall is giving poor visibility in blowing snow. These conditions will persist overnight and then improve Monday morning. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero.
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Extreme Cold warning for southern Ontario

ON: strong cold front is crossing southern Ontario and is ushering in much colder temperatures and gusty winds. Wind chill values this afternoon are generally expected to be between minus 25 and minus 35 across central and eastern Ontario. Tonight will be very cold across all of southern Ontario. Although the winds will diminish somewhat, wind chill values of minus 35 to minus 40 are expected overnight and into Friday morning across central and eastern Ontario.
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Snowfall warning for Newfoundland

NL: Another winter storm is expected to develop off the East Coast of the United States tonight and intensify as it approaches Newfoundland from the southwest on Friday and move out to sea early Saturday morning. Snow will begin over Southwestern Newfoundland Friday morning and spread to the rest of the island by Friday afternoon. Central and Western Newfoundland could see close to 15 centimetres of snow from Friday afternoon to early Saturday morning. Eastern Newfoundland could see southwesterly wind gusts in excess of 100 km/h on Friday night.

snowfall alert along TCH#17 from Kenora to Mattawa

ON: The first Alberta clipper like disturbance which brought some snow to all regions last night will sail out of Northeastern Ontario into Southern Ontario, with snow becoming patchy and light in its wake. Meanwhile a second and stronger Alberta clipper will spread snow quickly into Northwestern Ontario this morning then across Lake Superior into Northeastern Ontario this afternoon. Most regions will receive a total of 10 to 15 cm of snow by Sunday morning.
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Snowfall alert in southeastern Ontario 15-25 cm along 417 and 401 corridor

ON: st of a line from Orillia to Oshawa, periods of snow are expected today through Sunday. Many areas in a swath of regions extending from Georgian Bay to Eastern Lake Ontario will receive a total of 15 to 25 cm by Sunday evening. Further northeast over a swath of regions extending from Algonquin Park across the National Capital Region to Cornwall total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are expected by Sunday evening. In general snowfall amounts will be just under the warning criterion of 15 cm per 12 hours.

Heavy snowfall of 30=50 cm expected in Rocky Mountains onMonday


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