Blizzard Conditions Could Develop By Friday


A massive winter storm is brewing and it’s headed our way.  A Colorado Low will begin to develop Tuesday and slowly make its way to the Great Lakes by Thursday night.

A Colorado Low is notorious for dropping large amounts of precipitation because they are slow moving systems. Tack on some strong winds ( the storm is expected to strengthen as it approaches) and we could be in for a true Northern Ontario blizzard dropping as much as 20 to 30 cm by Christmas eve.  The low itself will tap into some arctic air as well as gulf moisture. The timing of the storm appears to be Thursday evening , overnight into Friday. Strong Southerly winds will change to North Westerly winds Friday making for treacherous driving conditions for most of the day.

Computer models showing the storm as of Friday at 1pm – heavy snow, strong winds lasting for 24 hours into Christmas Eve.

The storm is expected to impact the entire region – areas east of the Sault, in the Nickle belt may see a brief warm up with rain showers before transitioning to heavy snow Friday night.

The low will slowly move out of the area by Christmas day.

We will bring you more information and updates as the storm develops later this week


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