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Official Weather Thread: Winter GONE EARLY in Toronto this year!

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vkizzle wrote:
Feb 12th, 2019 7:51 pm
Going back out to shovel a second round.
Looks like I'm the only idiot out there, but I rather do several 30min passes, versus being out there tomorrow morning for an hour or more.
It's what I do.
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The advantage of working Continental Shift.

I don't have to deal with any storm so far as it either hit in my days off and/or working nights the next day.

I like today.
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bembol wrote:
Feb 12th, 2019 11:18 pm
The advantage of working Continental Shift.

I don't have to deal with any storm so far as it either hit in my days off and/or working nights the next day.

I like today.
Not an advantage when you sleep through everything because of your days off and finally leave the house to find a layer of solid ice on everything when you need to get to your night shift.

Or like today, slept for 16 hours and woke up to find a foot of snow... and coyote and rabbit tracks circling around the car and into the backyard.
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bembol wrote:
Feb 12th, 2019 11:17 pm
It's what I do.
Looks like it paid off, as I got most of it and the amount that accumulated overnight is going to be a 10min job.
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nabiul wrote:
Feb 13th, 2019 12:08 am
Not an advantage when you sleep through everything because of your days off and finally leave the house to find a layer of solid ice on everything when you need to get to your night shift.

Or like today, slept for 16 hours and woke up to find a foot of snow... and coyote and rabbit tracks circling around the car and into the backyard.
Wow, 16hrs of sleep!
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didnt clean any snow yesterday lol today will be fun!
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What a disappointment.
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i thought the storm is gone. White out condition on the DVP this morning at around 7am.
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Things are very slippery in St. Catharines this morning. I'm very glad I have my YakTrax. I got them as a Christmas gift two Christmas ago, and they just sat in my basement, but I've used them several times this winter. They make walking on the slipperiest of ice safe.

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I definitely had to be careful on my short, in-town drive to work this morning. Subdivision roads were very bumpy and covered in thick ice. Some main roads were extremely slippery with smooth black ice at intersections. At one point, I saw the vehicle ahead of my sliding to a stop. I coasted down to idle speed, and still locked up all four winter tires when I applied the brakes. And the high winds blowing recycling bins all over the road was a fun bonus too.
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OP is this garbage forecast accurate for my area, and if so when will this hell begin? I feel like I cannot catch a break with this crap winter

Issued at 21:20 Saturday 16 February 2019
Significant snowfall possible Sunday and Sunday night.

Areas of heavy flurries off Lake Ontario are expected to develop Sunday morning and persist into the afternoon due to increasing northeast winds. This activity should mainly affect the Hamilton area, but may affect the Burlington and Oakville areas as well.

More widespread snow associated with an approaching low pressure system is then expected to move into the region early Sunday evening and persist into early Monday morning. The heaviest snowfall during this timeframe will likely be from Hamilton towards Niagara Falls.

Snowfall amounts are generally expected to be in the 5 to 10 cm range although some areas, particularly on the escarpment, may approach 15 cm.

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