It’s that dreaded first snowfall, it won’t amount to much but just the fact that snow has made its way into the forecast is scary enough, especially just before Halloween.
Much cooler air will flood into the great lakes this week, with daytime highs only expected to reach low single digits. By Thursday morning rain showers could turn to snow. Less than 1cm is expected. The snow will quickly turn back to rain. A cool rain though.
Temperatures will be slightly below normal all week but drop to near freezing by Thursday and Friday. Precipitation is expected to move out for next weekend with cool rain moving back for Halloween.
Snow mixed with rain continues into the first few weeks of November, then changes to snow showers as temperatures fall below the freezing mark early in the month.
Forecasters on both sides of the border agree that the upcoming winter could be a harsh one for the Great Lakes region. Right now the long range for winter is calling for below normal temperatures with above normal snowfall.