Significant blast of snow to blanket the Prairies, travel disruptions ahead

Posted on March 1, 2024, 1:40 p.m A major winter snowstorm with disruptive travel impacts is on its way to parts of the Prairies this weekend. Welcome to meteorological spring! A significant snowstorm is on the way for much of the Prairies. Confidence is high that a significant amount of snow will blow across the … Read more

Poor travel expected as solid shot of snow, high winds hit Newfoundland

The system is a fast movement that will last for about 12 hours, so it will be short but intense. And, snowfall rates could approach 5 cm per hour briefly early Sunday morning, creating blizzard conditions. Wind gusts of 80-100 km/h on the Avalon Peninsula created zero visibility during the heavy snowfall, making travel difficult … Read more

Gusty Ontario snow squalls may make for tough long-weekend travel

Expect northwesterly winds to warm to southern Ontario on Friday, with lake-effect snow flurries developing downwind of Lake Huron and the Bay Georgiana during the morning hours. Periods of lake effect snow will continue into Saturday before more widespread snow arrives in southern Ontario for the day on Sunday. Gusts of 40-60km/h are expected across … Read more

Double-digit weekend snows may disrupt travel on the Prairies

Expect heavy snowfall along all major routes south of Calgary by Saturday night, with clouds likely in Calgary proper. MUST SEE: How Omega blocks and Rex blocks can affect Canada’s climate We will see the snow lift in the north Red Deer, Oyen, and southwestern Saskatchewan as of Sunday morning. Expect snow to continue here … Read more

Blizzards and extreme weather could disrupt China’s Lunar New Year travel

Snow storms and others extreme weather could disrupt transportation for the hundreds of millions who travel across China during the Lunar New Year travel period, known as Chun Yun. The China Meteorological Administration (CMA) said on Tuesday that “complex” winter weather across the country, including rain and snowcould have “a significant impact.” transportation during this … Read more

Munich flights and trains cancelled due to heavy snow: Everything you need to know

Munich Airport and Lufthansa have asked passengers to stay home unless they know their flight is running. ADVERTISING Flight chaos continues at Germany’s second busiest hub, Munich Airport, with most flights canceled due to heavy snowfall. Trains in and out of the city are also severely disrupted. The airport has issued a warning to passengers: … Read more

Sunday snow makes for slick roads and runways on busy travel day

As millions of travelers returned from Thanksgiving gatherings on Sunday, many were welcomed home to snow in southeastern Wisconsin. “We’re from Philadelphia and we spent our Thanksgiving with our family here,” said 10-year-old Ava Hume, who was back in Milwaukee with her. mother at General Mitchell International Airport. “It was a really good time. I … Read more

Blast of snow threatens travel in Alberta as temperatures take a huge tumble

The timing for Calgary in particular, is during the afternoon and in the evening, and that could be some travel dangers. As the front continues to the south, the northerly winds develop, and cause some snow on the slopes. This snow will continue Wednesday night, and Thursday morning for the southern foothills and the Rockies. … Read more

Warnings issued for ice and snow, with risk of dangerous travel in Ontario

Posted on November 8, 2023, 1:04 p.m Winter driving will be put to the test Wednesday as periods of freezing rain and snow target parts of Ontario. Most of southern Ontario will see some, if not all, types of wintry precipitation on Thursday. Freezing rain winter travel advisories and warnings are in effect in part … Read more

Threat for dangerous travel with blowing snow over Atlantic Canada Wednesday

Posted on October 31, 2023, 2:49 p.m Eyes are on a midweek system that threatens more widespread snow over Atlantic Canada, with strong winds, which could make travel difficult and whiteout conditions. After the first taste of winter with a flurry or two of snow in parts of Atlantic Canada on Monday, eyes are now … Read more