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Derecho
01-12-2011, 08:14 PM
At the Waterloo Airport, EC reported 7cm of snow. But here in town, about 25km northwest of the airport, the university measured 12cm from the storm and an additional 3cm from the lake effect. Sometimes EC uses data from the university, other times they don't. Just FYI.


WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ALL OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO AND
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA TORONTO
AT 6:08 PM EST WEDNESDAY 12 JANUARY 2011.

SNOWFALL REPORTS.
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==WEATHER EVENT DISCUSSION==

AN AREA OF SNOW THAT HAD BEEN AFFECTING PARTS OF SOUTHERN AND
EASTERN ONTARIO TUESDAY NIGHT INTO THIS AFTERNOON HAD DIMINISHED
AS THE DISTURBANCE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCUMULATING SNOW DEPARTED
AND BECAME ABSORBED INTO A WINTER STORM AFFECTING PARTS OF
NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES.

MEANWHILE, SNOW SQUALL ACTIVITY CONTINUES TO AFFECT PORTIONS OF
LAMBTON COUNTY TONIGHT. THIS SUMMARY WILL BE UPDATED AS NEW
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

BELOW IS A TALLY OF THE TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS SINCE THE BEGINNING
OF THE EVENT UNTIL 8 AM THIS MORNING UNLESS INDICATED OTHERWISE.
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LOCATION SNOWFALL AMOUNTS (CM)

WINDSOR 11
TILLSONBURG 7
LONDON 5
WATERLOO-WELLINGTON 7
HAMILTON 13
ST. CATHARINES 24 (AS OF 1PM TODAY)
GRIMSBY MOUNTAIN 16.4 (AS OF 3PM TODAY)
TORONTO DOWNSVIEW 9.6
TORONTO BUTTONVILLE 7
TORONTO EAST YORK 8.2
BRAMPTON 12
TAPLEY (SW OF PETERBOROUGH) 9.6
TRENTON 7 (AS OF 1PM TODAY)


PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY CONTAINS THE OBSERVATIONS AT
THE TIME OF BROADCAST AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFICIAL AND
FINAL REPORT OF THE WEATHER EVENTS OR THE HIGH IMPACT EVENTS
ATTRIBUTED TO THE WEATHER EVENTS.

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Derecho
01-12-2011, 11:29 PM
Big update!


WEATHER SUMMARY FOR ALL OF SOUTHERN ONTARIO AND
THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA TORONTO
AT 10:54 PM EST WEDNESDAY 12 JANUARY 2011.

SNOWFALL REPORTS.
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==WEATHER EVENT DISCUSSION==

A LOW PRESSURE CENTRE WHICH DEVELOPED OVER COLORADO AND OKLAHOMA
TRACKED NORTHEAST ACROSS THE US MIDWEST TO PENNSYLVANIA AND WESTERN
NEW YORK STATE BEFORE GETTING ABSORBED INTO AN EAST COAST WINTER
STORM. THIS LOW BROUGHT A SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL TO MUCH OF SOUTHERN
ONTARIO TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

THE TABLE BELOW SHOWS THE TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS RECEIVED BY
ENVIRONMENT CANADA AS OF 10.30 PM FROM THIS DISTURBANCE.

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LOCATION SNOWFALL AMOUNTS (CM)

WINDSOR 11
CHATHAM 11
KINGSVILLE (W LEAMINGTON) 15
NEW GLASGOW (SW ST. THOMAS) 10
ST. THOMAS 8
TILLSONBURG 7
LONDON 5
WATERLOO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 8
UNIVERSITY OF WATERLOO 12
KITCHENER STANLEY PARK 9
HAMILTON 13
RAINHAM CENTRE (SW DUNNVILLE) 9.5
ST. CATHARINES 24
NIAGARA FALLS TO PORT COLBORNE 20-25 (EST'D)
WELLAND 18
FORT ERIE 14
GRIMSBY MOUNTAIN 16.4
OAKVILLE 6.4
TORONTO DOWNSVIEW 9.6
TORONTO BUTTONVILLE 7
TORONTO EAST YORK 8.2
TORONTO DOWNTOWN 11
VAUGHAN 6
RICHMOND HILL 5
BRAMPTON 12
BALDWIN (NEAR SUTTON) 11.8
OSHAWA 4
TAPLEY (SW OF PETERBOROUGH) 9.6
TRENTON 7
BROCKVILLE 6.2


PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SUMMARY CONTAINS THE OBSERVATIONS AT
THE TIME OF BROADCAST AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFICIAL AND
FINAL REPORT OF THE WEATHER EVENTS OR THE HIGH IMPACT EVENTS
ATTRIBUTED TO THE WEATHER EVENTS.

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