Canada weather: B.C. snow, winter storm in Ontario reaches Quebec

Two separate storm systems across Canada are bringing brief periods of heavy snow, disrupting drivers’ commutes and smoothing sidewalks.

In BC, Metro Vancouver, the Sunshine Coast and parts of Vancouver Island are Under Snow Warning from Environment CanadaThe warning, which has continued since late Monday, An additional 2 to 10 cm of snow is expected.

the cause of the snow A cyclonic system moving inland from the Pacific OceanAccording to CTV’s Your Morning Meteorologist Kelsey McEwen, temperatures are hovering around 0 degrees Celsius with wet, heavy snow “suitable for snowmen.”

About 5 to 10 cm of snow fell in the Greater Victoria region Monday night and continued through Tuesday morning, according to the Environment Canada website.

Many BC roads were closed on Monday to allow crews to clear the snow.

This is the second winter outburst seen in the region last week. The first transit of the weekend resulted in flight cancellations and delays and power outages for about 80,000 customers.

Storms broke February snowfall records in parts of the state. Over the weekend, the Abbotsford area saw 19.3 centimeters of snow fall on Sunday, breaking his previous February 26 record of 6.6 centimeters set in 1956. According to preliminary data from Environment Canada.

From Low Colorado to Atlantic Canada

In Canada’s eastern provinces, much of southern Ontario is emerging from the storm that passed through Monday night.

The system, which began in Colorado, brought gusts of wind up to 70 kilometers per hour and reduced visibility on Monday evening’s commute.

It passed through southern Ontario, bringing freezing drizzle, snow and headaches to local communities. Storms decreased overnight in the Greater Toronto area on Monday as the system moved toward the nation’s capital.

Ottawa residents woke up Tuesday to poor visibility and a total snowfall of about 15 centimeters. At its peak, The storm will bring about two to four centimeters of snow every hour Tuesday morning According to Environment Canada’s website, the Ottawa area will see a decline through late afternoon today.

Southern Quebec also anticipates Colorado cyclone system Environment Canada issued a snow warning on Tuesday.

Areas such as Gatineau, Metro-Montreal, Quebec City, and Laurentians can expect a total of 15-20 cm of snowfall throughout the day.

Travel advisories and special weather statements are Challenging driving conditions Monday through Tuesday Mixed snow and ice, windy conditions.

extreme cold

A low pressure system in Colorado is expected to hit the Atlantic states by Wednesday, bringing similar snow conditions. As of Tuesday morning, Environment Canada has not issued any warnings or advisories for NS, NB and PEI.

but, Newfoundland and Labrador receive extreme cold warning by Environment Canada. The Great Northern Peninsula, Deer Lake, and Northern Peninsula East regions experience cold temperatures of up to -36 degrees Celsius.

Cold weather warning issued for parts of NunavutArctic Bay, Iqaluit and Resolute are experiencing temperatures around -55 degrees Celsius on Tuesday.

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