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Canada Major storm hitting Ontario, Quebec is 'not your typical November snowfall'

14:45  11 november  2019
14:45  11 november  2019 Source:   theweathernetwork.com

1 dead, almost a million customers without power following wind storm in Quebec

  1 dead, almost a million customers without power following wind storm in Quebec MONTREAL — One man was killed and almost a million homes and businesses were without power across Quebec following a wind storm Friday, as the province's hydro utility warned it could take several days to fully restore the grid. The hardest-hit areas of the province were in southern Quebec, where winds topped 100 kilometres per hour. As of Friday evening, there were roughly 360,000 customers without power around the Montreal area, down to the U.S. border.

| Average Snowfall for Ontario in November . The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during November at cities and towns and parks in Ontario . You can jump to a separate table for each section of the province: Eastern, Central, Southwestern, Northeastern and Northwestern Ontario .

Environment Canada says a major winter storm is expected to sweep into parts of southern Ontario and southern Quebec on Tuesday, bringing Windsor is under a snowfall warning, while Ottawa is under a winter storm watch. Parts of Quebec including Montreal and Quebec City could get more

Significant snow, courtesy of a potent system south of the Great Lakes, has prompted widespread warnings right across southern Ontario and Quebec on Monday, with some areas in line to see upwards of 20 cm throughout the day. The snow will pick up in intensity during the afternoon hours, putting a major threat on the evening commute as quickly accumulating snow will make for dangerous travel. Untreated roads will also become icy and slick with temperatures continuing to fall well below the freezing mark.

1 dead, almost 629,000 customers without power following wind storm in Quebec

  1 dead, almost 629,000 customers without power following wind storm in Quebec MONTREAL — One man was killed and almost 629,000 homes and businesses were without power across Quebec following a wind storm Friday, as the province's hydro utility warned it could take several days to fully restore the grid. The hardest-hit areas of the province were in southern Quebec, where winds topped 100 kilometres per hour. As of late Friday evening, most of the customers without power were around the Montreal area, down to the U.S. border.Other major outages were reported in the Laurentians, the Quebec City area, and the Lanaudiere region.

Snowfall will begin Tuesday afternoon, with Quebec City and Sudbury receiving as much as 20 and 30 centimeters Areas of southern Ontario and Quebec are more likely to receive rain — as much as 25 milimetres Another storm will hit central and southern Ontario and southern Quebec on Thursday.

| Average Snowfall for Quebec in November . The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during November at cities and towns in Quebec . You can jump to a separate table for each section of the province: Southern Quebec , South-Central Quebec , Western Quebec , Gaspé Peninsula, North

"This is not your typical November snowfall, which usually melts quickly, as Tuesday and Wednesday will look and feel like January with record cold temperatures expected," warns Weather Network meteorologist Dr. Doug Gillham.

STORM TIMING

Ontario: Scattered flurries will spread across southern Ontario, including the Greater Toronto Area, on Monday morning. While the snow will be steady throughout the morning hours, the intensity picks up Monday afternoon as snow extends into cottage country, Ottawa and the Montreal area by the early afternoon. A major impact is expected on the evening commute.

Still no power for 168,000 Quebecers as Hydro-Quebec repairs storm damage

  Still no power for 168,000 Quebecers as Hydro-Quebec repairs storm damage Still no power for 168,000 Quebecers as Hydro-Quebec repairs storm damageHowever, about 168,000 customers across the province are still without power for a second day.

A third storm was responsible for a major winter storm from Kansas to the Canadian Maritimes, bringing locally record-breaking snowfalls to Ontario Following that winter storm , a large dome of cold air penetrated the Midwest following an Alberta clipper, which was responsible for major flooding

| Average Snowfall for Ontario in March. The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during March at cities and towns and parks in Ontario . You can jump to a separate table for each section of the province: Eastern, Central, Southwestern, Northeastern and Northwestern Ontario .

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"Travel will be difficult with roads becoming slippery and snow covered as the temperature continues to fall throughout the day," Gillham says.

Through the overnight hours the system snow will end across the Golden Horseshoe, but lake-effect snow begins to develop along the southern shores of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. Intense snow squalls will continue into Tuesday as a blast of northerly arctic air flows over the warmer waters, impacting travel souteast of Georgian Bay and Lake Huron including in areas near London and Collingwood. The squalls will move from south to north when the winds shift to the northwest later Tuesday night.

Quebec: The heavier snowfall rates across southern Quebec will be through the late evening and into the overnight hours on Monday, persisting during the day on Tuesday as it reaches eastern sections of the province. Tuesday morning's commute will be especially difficult for southern and central Quebec, with reduced visibility expected in heavy, accumulating snow. The back edge of the snow pulls east of Montreal through late Tuesday morning, but continues across the Eastern Townships and Quebec City through the afternoon.

Ontario: Potentially 'historic' snowfall event on tap for Monday

  Ontario: Potentially 'historic' snowfall event on tap for Monday Ontario commuters can expect a slow, messy drive Monday morning but the afternoon/evening drive will be considerably worseTime to prepare for the season ahead! The Weather Network's Winter Forecast launches Monday, November 18.

November snowfall averages for major cities in Canada, with data on how many days it normally snows and the total amount of snowfall . The numbers allow you to compare the typical November snowfall for the 33 largest Canadian cities, ranging from St John's, Newfoundland in the east to

The Quebec storm is a result of two pressure systems converging over the province: a low-pressure system and another storm along the eastern coast. Eastern Ontario can expect “significant snowfall ” Monday night and into Tuesday, with amounts as high 20 centimetres in parts of the province.

SNOWFALL AMOUNTS

Ontario: Snow totals of 10-15+ cm are expected for most of the GTA, but 15-20 cm is expected for places like Burlington and Oakville, with 20-25+ cm forecast for Hamilton and Niagara.

a map of the water: ONGTASNOW © Provided by Pelmorex Media Inc. ONGTASNOW

Quebec: A widespread 15-20 cm of snow is expected across southern and central Quebec through Tuesday, with 25+ cm possible over higher elevations.

a close up of a map: QCSnow (2) © Provided by Pelmorex Media Inc. QCSnow (2)

RECORD BREAKING COLD WEATHER THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Although the snow will ease through the day on Tuesday, a gusty northwest wind will keep temperatures well below freezing into Wednesday.

"Overnight temperatures will reach the minus teens across most of southern Ontario, shattering the low temperature records for this time of year," Gillham says.

ONSouthTuesdsayAfternoon © Provided by Pelmorex Media Inc. ONSouthTuesdsayAfternoon

An Alberta clipper will also track across the region Wednesday night and into Thursday morning with a few additional centimetres of snow expected.

Temperatures will recover somewhat Thursday and into Friday, -- though still colder than seasonal -- but with another quick blast of arctic air arriving late Friday night.

Pearson Airport Is Already Reporting Several Flight Delays & Cancellations Due To The Snow

  Pearson Airport Is Already Reporting Several Flight Delays & Cancellations Due To The Snow Pearson is warning travellers to check the status of their flights.“We’re expecting winter weather for Southern Ontario, with snow & rain in the forecast this evening into tomorrow. Some flight delays are possible,” Pearson Airport tweeted out on Sunday night.

The Early December 2007 North American winter storm was a major winter storm which affected the majority of the United States and portions of southern Canada from November 29 to December 5, hitting the Intermountain West and Midwestern United States

| Average Snowfall for Ontario in January. The tables below list monthly averages for snowfall during January at cities and towns and parks in Ontario . You can jump to a separate table for each section of the province: Eastern, Central, Southwestern, Northeastern and Northwestern Ontario .

"We'll see a very chilly weekend, especially for eastern Ontario and southern Quebec before temperatures recover back to near seasonal for most of next week," Gillham adds.

WATCH: BIG WINTER-LIKE BLAST OF SNOW FOR QUEBEC, 30 CM FOR SOME

THIS STORM COULD BE HISTORIC

While Monday's snowfall will definitely crack the top 10 for heaviest amounts ever recorded at Toronto's Pearson International Airport in all of November, there's the potential for it to be the highest amount of snow this early in the season -- on or prior to November 11.

a screenshot of a cell phone: ONsnowrecord © Provided by Pelmorex Media Inc. ONsnowrecord

WINTER FORECAST: Much of Canada in for a 'harsh' season ahead .
The wild and historic winter-like weather that's impacted parts of the country this fall looks to provide us with hints of what the upcoming winter has in store. Millions are set for a 'classic Canadian' winter season aheadSnow and cold have arrived early across much of Canada this fall, including several rounds of historic winter-like weather from the Rockies to the St. Lawrence Valley.

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