Snow Squalls Come To an End


You might be happy to hear that the snow squall warning for Sault Ste. Marie has ended, but the cold temperatures will hang on for a while.

According to Environment Canada, Sault Ste. Marie picked up about 18.6 cm of snow on Christmas Day however  blowing and drifting snow may have contributed to higher amounts in areas.

Strong snow squalls hit Christmas Day and lasted most of the day causing white out conditions in the city and the closure of highways in and out of the city.

Extreme cold weather is now settling in for most of the country from Alberta to Southern Ontario. Temperatures a re expected to dip to daytime highs of just -20c and overnight lows near -30c  without factoring in windchill.

Forecasters say numerous lake effect snow showers and or snow squalls could once again develop heading into the new year’s weekend.


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