Getting colder again over parts of Canadian west


Snow and freezing rain further east.

SASKATCHEWAN

03 January 2017
Extreme Cold Warning for City of Saskatoon and a HUGE number of other areas (see link)

Extreme cold continues in central Saskatchewan.

An arctic ridge of high pressure building into southern Saskatchewan caused temperatures to tumble to -30 C (-22 F) with wind chills near the -40 C (-40 F) mark. Saskatoon registered a wind chill of -45 C (-49 F) early this morning. Frostbite on exposed skin is possible within 10 minutes at these values.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?sk18#205256774286288101201701020501ww1373cwwg (also sk13, sk17, sk20, sk14 and sk19 in the address link for the other affected areas)

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html

ALBERTA

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for many areas (see link):

Extreme wind chills of minus 40 C (-40 F) are being reported in a few localities early this morning. Wind chill values are forecast to rise to the minus twenties this afternoon.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ab19#1116046931091167750201701030501ww1575cwwg (also ab28, ab5 and ab24 in the address link for the other affected areas)

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Arctic outflow warning in effect for many areas (see link):

Wind chill values of minus 20 C to minus 25 C (-4 F to -13 F) will persist over the inland sections of the North Coast until Wednesday afternoon. I

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc40#111317794834538045201701020502ww1171cwvr (also bc41, bc9 and bc39 in the address link for the opther affected areas)

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for Yoho Park – Kootenay Park region

Very cold wind chill values of minus 35 C (-31 F) have developed tonight in Yoho Park – Kootenay Park. Conditions will improve Tuesday morning as the temperature increases.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc17#955030371644503242201701030502ww1373cwvr

MANITOBA

Winter storm warning in effect for many, many areas (see link:

A trough of low pressure extending from a low pressure system now tracking into Ohio continues to bring snow and blowing snow to southeastern Manitoba and the Red River Valley this morning. Northwesterly winds persist, especially in the Red River Valley where they are gusting to 60 km/h (37.3 mph) reducing visibilities at times below 500 m (1640 ft) in blowing snow. There are highway closures, and several reports of cars off the road.

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?mb3#213355693286288101201701020501ww1171cwwg (also mb1, mb2 and mb11 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NEW BRUNSWICK

Snowfall warning in effect for many areas (see link:

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm (5.9″ to 7.9″) is expected.

Snow and ice pellets amounts of 20 centimetres are expected with this system.

Northeastern New Brunswick could see a brief period of freezing rain before switching over to rain in the afternoon.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nb4#619330622064864096201701030506ww1474cwhx (also nb3, nb2, nb1, nb5, nb7 and nb6 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Freezing rain warning in effect for many areas (see link:

A low pressure system will form tonight over the eastern seaboard and intensify as it tracks across Maine and then through New Brunswick on Wednesday.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nb12#629183592064864096201701030506ww1474cwhx (also nb14, nb10, nb11, nb16, nb13, nb19, nb9, nb15 and nb8 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Blizzard warning in effect for Sachs Harbour region

Blizzard conditions with poor visibility in snow and blowing snow are expected or occurring.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nt11#1121554131091167750201701030501ww1272cwnt

NOVA SCOTIA

Freezing rain warning in effect for many areas (see link):

A low pressure system will form tonight over the eastern seaboard and intensify as it tracks across New Brunswick on Wednesday.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ns8#7144831336495765201701030506ww1171cwhx (also nb17, nb12, nb11, nb15, nb13, nb14, nb10, nb9 and nb16 in the address link for the other affected areas)

ONTARIO

Winter storm warning in effect for many areas (see link):

Hazardous winter conditions are expected.

Total snowfall accumulations of 20 to locally 30 centimetres (7.9″ to 11.8″) are likely before it tapers off tonight.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on49#85424219985859429201701020503ww1272cwto (also on50, on1, on37, on5, on32, on51, on2 and on3 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Freezing rain warning in effect for many areas (see link):

5 to 10 mm (0.20″ to 0.39″) of freezing rain is likely by this evening.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on14#80036703985859429201701020503ww1171cwto (also on41, on6, on48 and on13 in the address link for the other affected areas)

*Note: on14 also had the following warning along with the address links following this warning:

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on34#75632127985859429201701020503ww1171cwto (also on10, on28, on7, on15, on8, on48 and on13 in the address link for the other affected areas)

QUEBEC

4:50 AM EST Tuesday 03 January 2017
Snowfall warning in effect for many areas (see link:

Snow with total amounts between 15 and 20 cm (5.9″ to 7.9″) is expected beginning this evening into Wednesday.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc31#85841664142052116201701030504ww1070cwul (also qc40, qc38, qc34, qc28, qc39, qc22, qc32, qc48, qc36, qc35, qc30, qc33 and qc29 in the address link for the other affected areas)

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc49#82955016142052116201701030504ww1070cwul (also qc50, qc64, qc62, qc51, qc46, qc60, qc61 and qc47 in tje address link for the other affected areas)

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc63#81842552142052116201701030504ww1070cwul (also qc47 and qc58 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Freezing rain warning in effect formany areas (see links):

5 to 10 mm (0.20″ to 0.39″) of freezing rain is likely by this evening.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc68#80036703985859429201701020503ww1171cwto

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc63#182200408930063407201701020504ww1070cwul (also qc58, qc57 and qc66 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Winter storm warning in effect for many areas (see link):

15 to 25 cm (5.9″ to 9.8″) of snow and strong winds causing blowing snow are expected for these regions today and Wednesday.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc53#84134875142052116201701030504ww1070cwul (also qc52 and qc23 in the address link for the other affected areas)

 

Thanks to Terry Homeniuk for these links


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