Alert: Sunday: Southern & SE Ontario Extreme Weather Warning HIGH Winds freezing rain snow BLIZZARD~ Hydro one says expect power outages

For Sunday Feb 24th Southern & SE Ontario Extreme Weather Warning HIGH Winds freezing rain snow BLIZZARD~ Hydro one says expect power outages

Just a friendly heads up, forecast has gotten worse in the last few hours.

Hydro One ( it’s the electric company here) says expect power outages.

Currently Sun 4:30am ET freezing rain.
WINDS expected up to 110 km ph.
w/ turning to snow blizzard with “White Out” conditions.
Charge up the phones
fills up the thermos’s
put on the woolies
water etc
GLP you know the routine.
Stay safe everyone.

a few links
Southern ONtario alerts

weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html?prov=son

Wind map here: click your area to find wind speed.

earth.nullschool.net/#current/wind/surface/level/orthographic=-85.57,41.94,1399/loc=-78.008,44.176

3:26 AM EST Sunday 24 February 2019
Wind warning in effect for:

Southern Ontario
Major wind storm beginning near midday.

Very strong southwest winds with frequent gusts of 100 to 110 km/h will begin near noon in the wake of a sharp arctic cold front blasting across the region.

Wind gusts of 120 km/h are likely in areas along the shores of Lake Ontario.

The damaging winds will continue into this evening, then will gradually start to diminish overnight.

Power outages are possible.

Damage to buildings, such as to roof shingles and windows, may occur. Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions due to high winds.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

 

 

 

 

Blowing Snow Advisory for Southern Ontario
Active for next 14 hours · Environment Canada
This alert has been updated.
Posted 2 hours ago
Poor visibilities in local blowing snow this afternoon through tonight.

Flurries and strong westerly winds with gusts of 70 to 100 km/h are expected following the passage of a sharp cold front today. Any fresh snow will be whipped up by the winds creating near whiteout conditions at times in blowing snow.

Conditions will slowly improve early Monday morning as winds begin to diminish.

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Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

www.google.org/publicalerts/alert?aid=42e9428803c1f8af&hl=en&gl=CA&source=web

h/t LunaFlora