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Canada ‘Wintry mix’ expected to bring freezing rain and snow to Southern Ontario

07:01  30 november  2019
07:01  30 november  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

Ontario: Wild mix of heavy snow, freezing rain, strong winds to end the week

  Ontario: Wild mix of heavy snow, freezing rain, strong winds to end the week Location will play a key role in the precipitation types involved with a system pushing through Ontario on Thursday.Rain, heavy snow and powerful winds -- the system cutting across Ontario on Thursday has a little something to give to much of the province. Snowfall warnings are in place across the northwest, while just scattered rain showers will persist into the evening for the south. That dividing line between the rain and the snow will also complicate travel north of the Ottawa Valley with the risk for freezing rain stretching into early Friday morning.

Rain and snow mixed is precipitation composed of rain and partially melted snow . Unlike ice pellets, which are hard, and freezing rain , which is fluid until striking an object, this precipitation is soft and translucent, but it contains some traces of ice crystals, from partially fused snowflakes.

A massive storm brought snow , sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday - causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and Expect colder and blustery conditions over much of the Northeast on Monday with bands of lake-effect snow likely off lakes Erie and Ontario .

a close up of a wire fence: Freezing rain is in the forecast for Southern Ontario on Sunday. © THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Graham Hughes Freezing rain is in the forecast for Southern Ontario on Sunday.

Residents of Southern Ontario are being told to brace for another blast of winter weather.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Sunday, advising residents in Hamilton, Burlington, Niagara and the GTA of a "wintry mix."

It says a strengthening low pressure system is expected to bring a messy mix of weather to the area beginning early Sunday morning.

READ MORE: Canada’s winter forecast: Cold and snowy for large chunk of the country

Global News Chief Meteorologist Anthony Farnell is echoing the call for a mixed bag of precipitation on Sunday.

Ontario: Messy mid-week system takes aim, eyes on a wintry weekend blast

  Ontario: Messy mid-week system takes aim, eyes on a wintry weekend blast While Monday starts on a mostly pleasant, milder note, unsettled conditions will move into the region by mid-week with eyes on a winter-like weekend system as well.Visit our Complete Guide to Winter 2019/2020 for an in-depth look at the Winter Forecast, tips to plan for it and a sneak peek at the spring season next year

Rain , snow , and wintry mix all expected across Ontario on Wednesday; mainly snow in north and rain in south . Very strong winds expected for southern As we move to the weekend and the start of December on a Sunday, a winter -like storm is expected to track into southern Ontario , thanks to an

The same system bringing blizzard conditions to western Canada is bringing heavy snow and freezing rain to parts of Ontario Wednesday. "An area of snow is expected to move into Superior west near midday and spread into Superior north this afternoon then northeast towards Geraldton and

Forecasters are predicting several hours of freezing rain or ice pellets before transitioning to snow Sunday afternoon.

Light snow is then expected to continue through Sunday night before tapering off Monday morning, with total snowfall amounts of between 5 and 10 cm by Monday.

Ontario: A few bursts of snow, and a poorly timed swath for GTA this week .
The first week of December brings a couple shots at snow in southern Ontario.The first day of December certainly left its mark across much of southern Ontario on Sunday as a prolonged period of freezing rain and 10+ cm of snow made a mess of travel conditions for many. Now, as the week progresses, forecasters are watching for the next couple rounds of snow.

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