Canada Forecast: Winter Storm Xanto Hitting Ontario Hard

Canada Forecast: Winter Storm Xanto Hitting Ontario Hard

Winter Storm Saturday into Saturday Night.A large storm system will impact the state Friday into Sunday, with rain expected to transition to snow across northern into northwestern Iowa Saturday morning and persist through the day into Saturday night.

The National Weather Service has also posted a Lakeshore Flood Watch along the shores of Lake Superior from Two Harbors to the Ashland area Saturday into Sunday. The snow and ice pellets expected Saturday night in Eastern Ontario will change to freezing rain by Sunday morning, Environment Canada reports.

Snow will exit KAKEland Saturday morning with a trace to 2 inches of accumulation possible along and North of I-70.

As usual, expect rain near the coast and in the lower elevations and heavy snow in the mountains. Forecast lows will be near freezing Thursday morning but well below freezing Friday morning.

"Ice accumulations of.25" to.75" are possible and even if ice does not accumulate on roads, it's possible it may accumulate on elevated surfaces such as trees or power lines.

Calls for a review of safe alcohol consumption guidelines
Italians, Portuguese and Spanish drinkers are warned that consuming more than around nine glasses of wine could be risky . For example, USA guidelines recommend that men drink no more than 196 grams (7 ounces) per week, or 14 standard drinks.

WHEN.From late Friday night through late Saturday night. Somewhat milder air will turn the ice to rain, and most of the GTA, including areas like Markham, Pickering, Mississauga, will see rain on Sunday evening.

Over 2 inches of rain is possible in southern MI.

The National Weather Service office in Green Bay says winter's not done with us yet.

Winds: Sustained winds will range 15-30 miles per hour with gusts in the 30s likely, and a few gusts near 40 can not be ruled out. Keep an eye on your vehicle thermometer and be very careful if that is below 32 degrees tonight into Monday AM, especially if you are getting significant snow, sleet or heavier rain.

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