Snowfall warning in effect for Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax, Clarington and Whitby

Published January 16, 2022 at 8:03 am

It’s going to be a tough commute Monday morning for students and residents of Oshawa, Pickering, Ajax and Whitby.

A snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Newmarket
  • Georgina
  • Northern York Region
  • Pickering
  • Oshawa
  • Southern Durham Region
  • Uxbridge
  • Beaverton
  • Northern Durham Region
  • Vaughan
  • Richmond Hill
  • Markham

Significant snowfall expected tonight into Monday.

Heavy snow expected. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 20 cm by Monday night. Peak snowfall rates of 2 to 3 cm per hour are possible Monday morning.

A low pressure system tracking south of the Great Lakes will bring significant snowfall to the region on Monday. Heavy snow will likely significantly impact the Monday morning commute. Local blowing snow is also possible Monday afternoon and evening with gusty northerly to northwesterly winds.

Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas. Take frequent breaks and avoid strain when clearing snow.

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