Alerts for: City of Ottawa

Watches

12:08 PM EST Friday 17 November 2017
Winter storm watch in effect for:

  • Ottawa North - Kanata - Orléans
  • Ottawa South - Richmond - Metcalfe

Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Watch for updated statements.

Please refer to the latest public forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through your local radio and television stations or Weatheradio.

 

Statements

4:31 AM EST Friday 17 November 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Ottawa South - Richmond - Metcalfe

Mixed precipitation on the weekend.

Rain or wet snow is expected to develop Saturday. There will be a risk of freezing rain in some areas late Saturday and Saturday night.
Rain will change to snow Sunday morning then taper to flurries by noon or early afternoon. These regions will be on the southern edge of a significant winter storm.

Travel conditions may be poor at times.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

 

4:31 AM EST Friday 17 November 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Ottawa North - Kanata - Orléans

Mixed bag of wintery precipitation Saturday into Sunday morning.

Light snow is expected to develop over eastern Ontario including the National Capital Region Saturday morning then change to freezing rain later in the day. Several hours of freezing rain are possible, especially Saturday evening.

The freezing rain may change to rain for a period Saturday night before changing back to snow early Sunday and tapering to flurries by mid day. Several centimetres of snow are possible.

Travel conditions will deteriorate during the day Saturday.

The winter weather will be caused by an intense low pressure system that will track across the lower Great Lakes.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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