Environment Canada Warns of another Snowfall in Southwestern Ontario

According to an update issued by Environment Canada, it has warned that majority areas of southern Ontario might receive snow up to between 5 and 10 cm of snow till Tuesday morning. The update detailed that the regions expected to receive the new layer of snow generally include Waterloo Region, Guelph Oxford-Brant, southern portions of Huron, Wellington and Perth counties, London, Sarnia, Windsor and Norfolk-Haldimand. Moreover, it is predicted that the snow might begin as early as during the day on Monday.

In addition to that, it was revealed that the system is anticipated to move in from the U.S., and expected to start blowing from late Monday afternoon onwards in Windsor and expand further into the Greater Toronto Area by late evening. It is warned that the blustery winds call for risk of blowing snow to occur along with the fresh snowfall. Several parts of southwestern Ontario will receive snow soon after record low levels of temperature that were reached on Monday morning.

Among the record low temperatures logged on the morning of Feb. 17, were -28.3 C in London, -25 C in Sarnia and -28.9 C in Goderich. Astonishingly enough, these temperatures have replaced previous records set in 1979. On the other hand, Waterloo Region and Guelph is expected to observe an afternoon high of -8 C, with snowfall beginning on Monday afternoon. Temperatures are anticipated to continue rising through the night as the snow falls, reaching -2 C by Tuesday afternoon.

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