Flurries begin tonight around 8pm changing to snow overnight with forecasted accumulations of 2+ cm. A mix of ice pellets and freezing drizzle is likely as temperatures rise overnight between 5am and 11am tomorrow morning affecting the morning commute. Trace accumulations is forecasted.

Forecasted conditions:

🌡 Current temperatures -5C, flurries beginning around 8pm tonight with temperatures rising through the evening and overnight to -1C by 7am

💨 Friday January 4, 2019 High +2C overnight Low -5C.  Winds SW 20 km/h gusting to 30 km/h

City operations

Residents are advised to exercise patience and drive with caution.  Staff are monitoring weather forecasts and will be patrolling roads throughout the event.

  • We anticipate road & sidewalk conditions for Friday January 4, 2019 will be snow covered/slushy and slippery. Trace amounts of ice pellets or freezing drizzle in the morning.   
  • Combo plow trucks will be deployed from the onset of the snow event and continue to plow and salt the arterial roads. All sidewalk units will be deployed to plow and apply abrasives to sidewalks and bus stops. 
  • We will deploy plowing/sanding/gritting resources over the remainder of the transportation network as necessary as the weather or road conditions change.
  • Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways, and parking lots may become icy and slippery.

We will continue to provide operational updates as weather conditions change and the event progresses.