Alerts for: York - Durham


4:02 PM EST Wednesday 07 December 2016
Snow squall watch in effect for:

  • Newmarket - Georgina - Northern York Region
  • Uxbridge - Beaverton - Northern Durham Region

First Major Lake Effect Snow Event of the Season Developing Late Thursday and Continuing Through Friday.

Snow squalls are expected to develop late Thursday as a cold front moves through and brisk northwest winds develop over Lake Huron and Georgian Bay.

Latest indications suggest there is potential for a strong snowsquall with significant accumulation from Georgian Bay into Simcoe County, and another strong accumulating squall from Lake Huron into Huron, Middlesex, and Lambton counties.

Travel is expected to be hazardous.

Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Road closures are possible. If you must travel, keep others informed of your schedule and destination and carry an emergency kit and mobile phone.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports to #ONStorm.


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