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Weather Summary: November 17-20, 2022



Snow squalls heavily impacted the region last weekend, beginning Thursday night and lasting through late Sunday.


Environment and Climate Change Canada's Weather Summary states that Wiarton received 53.4 cm of snow on Sunday, November 20, 2022, which broke the previous one-day snowfall record of 51.4 cm that was set on January 31, 1982.


Environment and Climate Change Canada also reported the following snowfall totals from Thursday evening to Monday morning.


Wiarton Airport: 123 cm

St. Catharines Airport: 31 cm

Coldwater: 43 cm

Orillia: 40 cm

Brockville: 35 cm

Port Colborne: 34.4 cm

Thornbury: 33.5 cm

Monetville: 31.6 cm

Glen Allan: 25 cm

Shanty Bay: 23 cm

Udora: 23 cm

Tapley: 22.8 cm

Haliburton: 15.8 cm

Fergus: 15.6 cm

Centreville: 10.4 cm

Grimsby Mountain: 10 cm

Drummond Centre: 9.4 cm

Markdale: 63 cm

Flesherton: 57.9 cm

Milverton: 42.2 cm

Oro Park: 41.5 cm

Kingston: 22.1 cm

Consecon: 19.3 cm

Tamworth: 19.1 cm

Cayuga: 17.3 cm

Fisherville: 13.7 cm


Heavy snowfall and strong winds impacted travel in the area, especially in the Niagara region where the OPP were advising motorists to only travel if it was essential on Saturday.


Snow squalls off Lake Huron also promoted road closures by the OPP due to poor weather conditions.




There were also major travel issues in Eastern Ontario, where snow squalls off Lake Ontario caused whiteout conditions and rapidly accumulating snow.




Across the border, the National Weather Service published that Hamburg, New York reported 81.2 inches of snow after lake effect snow squalls off Lake Erie slammed the area for multiple days.

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