Snow knocks out power to thousands in Ontario


7 Apr 2017  – As central Ontario dug out from a spring snowfall.
Hydro One reported power outages for thousands of people around Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay.

Environment Canada says about 12 cm of snow fell in the Barrie area overnight. Reports also show that 14 cm fell in Aurora, 12 in Haliburton and 27 in Algonquin Park.

A rainfall warning also cautioned of wind gusts of up to 70 km/h for the region.

http://barrie.ctvnews.ca/spring-snowfall-causes-power-outages-crashes-in-central-ont-1.3359109

Meanwhile, Toronto and the GTA are under a special weather statement due to winter-like conditions.

http://www.cp24.com/weather/toronto-under-special-weather-statement-due-to-light-snowfall-1.3358782

Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links


1 thought on “Snow knocks out power to thousands in Ontario”

  1. In Barrie it wasn’t too bad but we did get 2 or 3 inches of snow and it did look like winter wasn’t done with us yet. I took pictures to prove it.

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