Wild Weather Rocks Ontario

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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It has been a wild few days across Ontario!

A major storm tracked over Northeastern Ontario Sunday evening bringing with it blizzard conditions, heavy snow, freezing rain, rain, strong winds, and even a couple thunderstorms. 

The heavy snow was confined to Northern Ontario, with freezing rain across Northeastern into Eastern Ontario, and the strongest winds occurred across Southern Ontario. A couple thunderstorms also occurred Saturday night and Sunday morning over Southern Ontario. 

In addition, there were multiple road closures and power outages. 

Below is a summary of storm information received by Environment and Climate Change Canada...

Snowfall Summary:
  • Wawa 31 cm
  • Kapuskasing 30 cm
  • Chapleau 30 cm
  • Marathon 33 cm
  • Geraldton 19 cm
  • Sault Ste. Marie 29 cm

Peak Wind Gusts:
  • Port Colborne 128 km/h
  • Long Point 124 km/h
  • Western Islands 115 km/h
  • Point Petre 111 km/h
  • Baden (Volunteer) 109 km/h
  • Vineland 104 km/h
  • Chatham - Kent 98 km/h
  • St. Catharines 98 km/h
  • Waterloo Airport 98 km/h
  • Lagoon City 96 km/h
  • Windsor 96 km/h
  • Elora 93 km/h
  • Wiarton 93 km/h
  • Port Weller 93 km/h
  • Toronto Billy Bishop Airport 93 km/h
  • Cobourg 89 km/h
  • Hamilton Airport 87 km/h
  • Goderich 87 km/h
  • Gore Bay 87 km/h
  • Tobermory 87 km/h
  • Toronto Pearson Airport 87 km/h
  • Earlton 85 km/h
  • Brantford 85 km/h
  • Sault Ste. Marie 85 km/h
  • Kingston 85 km/h
  • Oshawa Airport 85 km/h
  • Peterborough 82 km/h
  • Trenton 82 km/h
  • Brockville 80 km/h
  • Ottawa Airport 80 km/h
Based on ECCC Data



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