15 to 25 cm of snow expected in some areas of Ontario


Published October 30, 2023 at 12:54 pm

snow forecast for southern Ontario cities

Some areas of Ontario may get a big blast of snow this week.

Snowfall of 15 to 25 cm is predicted, just in time for Halloween, for areas in the northwest areas of the province, in particular around Sault Ste. Marie, according to Instant Weather.

For those looking to do some travelling in the province, there are advisories.

Environment Canada issued a winter weather travel advisory for lake effect snow, heavy at times, with snowfall amounts of five to 15 cm tonight (Oct. 30) in Sault Ste. Marie and a chance of more flurries tomorrow.

The stretch of Highway 17 from Batchawana Bay to Sault Ste. Marie will be affected tonight, according to Environment Canada.

Less snowfall is expected in areas in the southern regions with amounts of six to 12 cm around Barrie and Orillia and up to four centimetres around Newmarket and Guelph.

Even areas in southern Ontario, such as Brampton, Hamilton and Mississauga, have a chance of flurries and a bone-chilling low of -3 C on Halloween night.

The Weather Network suggests snowbelt regions around the Great Lakes could see snow showers on Tuesday evening and into Wednesday “as a weak trough moves through the region.”

For the rest of the week, rain and snow is in the forecast for areas in northern Ontario.

Southern Ontario will warm up slightly to highs of 9 C at the end of the week.

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