Prepare For A Significant Winter Storm Possible Wednesday Night


Special weather statement issued for:
Midland – Coldwater – Orr Lake,
Orillia – Lagoon City – Washago,
Parry Sound – Muskoka,
Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes,
Bruce Peninsula – Sauble Beach – Tobermory,

Current details:
Significant snowfall possible Wednesday night into Thursday.

Snow, at times heavy.
Reduced visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow.

Wednesday night into Thursday.

A Colorado low is expected to bring snow beginning Wednesday night. Snow may fall heavily at times leading to hazardous winter travel conditions. There remains some uncertainty for the exact location, timing, and snowfall amounts.

Snowfall warnings may be issued as the event draws nearer.

Travel is expected to be hazardous due to rapidly accumulating snow and reduced visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow.

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

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


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