Wintry blast winds down, leaves signs of snow in S. Ontario
Sunday, October 18, 2015, 3:22 PM - All snow squall warnings in southern Ontario have been dropped and lake-effect snow has eased as high pressure moves east and out of the region through Sunday afternoon.
By the beginning of next week, winds will shift southwest, bumping temperatures back up to seasonal in the low double-digits, explained The Weather Network meteorologist Nadine Hinds-Powell.
Warning areas saw anywhere from 5 to 20 centimeters of snow fall and accumulate between Saturday and Sunday.
Amount totals varied during southern Ontario's first snowfall of the year due to the fact that the ground is not yet frozen, the first few flakes tend to be absorbed.
Just gorgeous out here near Stratford. But cold. And with snow. Bye bye thunderstorm season. 😕 pic.twitter.com/204uh4Ev36— Mark Robinson (@StormhunterTWN) October 18, 2015
Though snow has tapered off, drivers are advised to use extra caution due to changing road conditions, including potentially slippery surfaces, throughout the day.
Temperatures Sunday morning hovered between the zero to minus 3 range, which resulted in widespread frost across Ontario.
However, temperatures are expected to climb above the freezing mark later in the day, returning back to seasonal by Monday afternoon.
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