Snow squalls possible in areas north of Toronto

Environment Canada says that some areas north of Toronto could see snow squalls on Monday evening.
Environment Canada says that some areas north of Toronto could see snow squalls on Monday evening. (Rodrique Ngowi/Associated Press)

Snow may be falling on areas north of Toronto sooner rather than later.

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement on Sunday, advising that snow squalls may result in areas southeast of Georgian Bay tomorrow evening.

Some of the areas nearest to Toronto that could be affected include:

  • Caledon
  • Vaughan, Richmond Hill and Markham
  • Newmarket, Georgina and northern York Region
  • Uxbridge, Beaverton and northern Durham Region
  • Barrie, Orillia and Midland
  • Dufferin County and Innisfil

The weather agency has issued snow squall warnings for areas that appear likely to see 10 or more centimetres of snow.

As of late Sunday evening, the snow squall warnings are in effect for the following areas north of Toronto:

  • Barrie, Collingwood and Hillsdale
  • Midland, Coldwater and Orr Lake
  • Shelburne, Mansfield and northern Dufferin County
  • Innisfil, New Tecumseth and Angus

The pending arrival of snowfall has police reminding the public to ensure their vehicles are ready for what Mother Nature has to offer:

Comments

To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.