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Snow Squall Watch For Wingham & Blyth 15cm Snow Possible

4:42 AM EST Friday 07 January 2022
Snow squall watch in effect for:

  • Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County

Snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow, and snow will quickly accumulate.

Hazards:
Lake effect snow, with additional local snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 cm under the heaviest snow squalls.
Reduced visibility in heavy snow.
Snow covered and icy roads.

When:
Until late this evening.

Discussion:
Flurries will continue this morning. Snow squalls are expected to move into the area later this morning and then dissipate late this evening.

Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

Snow squall watches are issued when conditions are favourable for the formation of bands of snow that could produce intense accumulating snow or near zero visibilities.

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory

4:00 AM EST Monday 22 February 2021
Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Goderich – Bluewater – Southern Huron County
  • Listowel – Milverton – Northern Perth County
  • Stratford – Mitchell – Southern Perth County
  • Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County

Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this morning.

Snow has begun across the area and may fall heavily at times resulting in areas of poor visibility. Total snowfall amounts of 5 to 10 cm can be expected by the time the snow tapers to periods of light snow or flurries later this morning.

The heaviest snowfall is most likely between about 4 and 7 A.M.

Motorists are advised to exercise caution and alter their travel plans accordingly.

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Snow Squall Warning For Wingham & Blyth – 15 Cm Snow, Zero Visibility

3:54 AM EST Saturday 20 February 2021
Snow squall warning in effect for:

  • Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County

Heavy snow squalls this morning.

Intense snow squalls continue to affect regions in the Kincardine area.
This snow squall is capable of producing local snowfall amounts of 15 cm and reduced visibility to near zero.

Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility in some locations.

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Snow Squall Warning – 15cm Snow Today, 25cm Tonight, 15cm Saturday

Warnings

5:55 AM EST Friday 22 January 2021
Snow squall warning in effect for:

  • Goderich – Bluewater – Southern Huron County
  • Listowel – Milverton – Northern Perth County
  • Stratford – Mitchell – Southern Perth County
  • Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County

Long-lived snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will rapidly accumulate.

Snow squalls will intermittently affect the area until Saturday.

Snowfall amounts of 15 cm are expected today. Even heavier snowfall amounts in the 15 to 25 cm range are possible Friday night. Snowfall amounts on Saturday may reach 15 cm.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Road closures are possible.

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Heat Warning

5:16 AM EDT Wednesday 27 May 2020

Heat Warning in effect for:

Goderich – Bluewater – Southern Huron County

Listowel – Milverton – Northern Perth County

Stratford – Mitchell – Southern Perth County

Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County

First heat event of the season continues this week.

Temperatures will peak again to near the thirty degree mark in many areas today. While temperatures Thursday will continue to be above normal, they will be a little lower than today due to more cloud cover and perhaps an isolated shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon.

Humidex values in the mid to upper thirties will prevail again this afternoon.

A cold front will deliver considerably cooler and less humid air to Southern Ontario on Friday.

Extreme heat affects everyone.

The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.

Drink plenty of water even before you feel thirsty and stay in a cool place.

Never leave people or pets inside a parked vehicle.

Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.

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Snow Squall Watch For Huron & Perth – 40cm Snow Possible

4:40 AM EST Tuesday 17 December 2019

Snow squall watch in effect for:

Goderich – Bluewater – Southern Huron County

Listowel – Milverton – Northern Perth County

Stratford – Mitchell – Southern Perth County

Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County

Snow squalls expected tonight and Wednesday.

Snow squalls are expected to develop late this evening and persist throughout the day Wednesday. Total snowfall amounts of 20 to 40 cm are possible by Thursday morning with the heaviest amounts falling during the day Wednesday.

Northwest winds gusting to 60 km/h will also combine with the freshly fallen snow to produce widespread blowing snow.

Snow squalls are expected to gradually weaken Thursday, however, additional snowfall accumulations are possible.

Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather. Road closures are possible. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca.

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Snow Squall Watch – 20cm Snow Possible

4:04 AM EST Wednesday 11 December 2019

Snow squall watch in effect for:

Listowel – Milverton – Northern Perth County

Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County

Snow squalls are expected to redevelop today.

Flurries will continue today. Gusty winds from the west are expected this morning. Snow squalls with reduced visibility may develop as a result.

Local snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm are possible before the snow squalls taper off this evening or overnight.

Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight.

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Snow Squall Warning – 30cm Snow Possible By Morning!

3:19 PM EST Thursday 07 November 2019

Snow squall warning in effect for:

Listowel – Milverton – Northern Perth County

Stratford – Mitchell – Southern Perth County

Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County

Snow squalls today through Friday.

Snow squalls are developing off Lake Huron and will continue through Friday afternoon. The most intense bands are expected tonight with conditions slowly improving through the day Friday. Strong winds may accompany these bands resulting in blowing snow at times.

Local snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 cm will be possible by Friday morning.

Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Severe thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon and evening.

Thunderstorms are forecast to develop late this afternoon into this evening. The main threats are wind gusts up to 90 km/h and 2 cm hail.

Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Remember, severe thunderstorms can produce tornadoes. Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm watches are issued when atmospheric conditions are favourable for the development of thunderstorms that could produce one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Wingham, Blyth & Goderich

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for:

Goderich – Bluewater – Southern Huron County

Wingham – Blyth – Northern Huron County

At 3:42 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain.

This line of severe thunderstorms located on Lake Huron is moving east at 80 km/h.

Locations impacted include:

Goderich, Point Farms Provincial Park, Port Albert, Bluewater, Clinton and Lucknow.

Heavy downpours can cause flash floods and water pooling on roads. Large hail can damage property and cause injury. Strong wind gusts can toss loose objects, damage weak buildings, break branches off trees and overturn large vehicles. Lightning kills and injures Canadians every year. Remember, when thunder roars, go indoors!

Severe thunderstorm warnings are issued when imminent or occurring thunderstorms are likely to produce or are producing one or more of the following: large hail, damaging winds, torrential rainfall.

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management recommends that you take cover immediately if threatening weather approaches.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.