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> April 11-? pcpn event, south Ontario to Montreal, rain, freezing rain, snow, pellets, tstorms, the kitchen sink
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post Apr 13 2018, 10:51 AM
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QUOTE(GreatWhiteTornado @ Apr 13 2018, 11:42 AM) *
Heading to Midland tomorrow during the day.
Shall be interesting, in no rush to get anywhere quick just take time enjoy winters last kick at the cat.

In the event please prepare for power issues.
Full tank of gas is a huge plus.
Heading to dollar store to get some a few battery banks for phones. Never hurts to have these charged.
Need beer wine too.


Amen to the beer and wine.... if no water is available, it will be one big party! But seriously, a case or two and full kettles are a good idea. Maybe a half full bathtub for ...other stuff....Candles too and matches to light them but it's not going to get that cold I don't think and in heavily populated areas, Hydro One will be pretty quick to get stuff up and running. All said and done, if you are inside and don't need to travel, it will be an adventure. Kind of like the blackout a few years back... Candles and flashlights and no noise cause nothing worked. Anyways, Tornado, travel early Saturday before it hits and drive safe. Thanks for the hints.

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post Apr 13 2018, 10:57 AM
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Of course the biggest snowfall of the winter would occur when I'm not in the country...not the first time that's happened. Barrie is going to get a foot or more tomorrow by the looks of things. I can guarentee that next winter will be 4m in Barrie if we do lea e!
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post Apr 13 2018, 11:00 AM
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QUOTE(puttin @ Apr 13 2018, 11:51 AM) *
Amen to the beer and wine.... if no water is available, it will be one big party! But seriously, a case or two and full kettles are a good idea. Maybe a half full bathtub for ...other stuff....Candles too and matches to light them but it's not going to get that cold I don't think and in heavily populated areas, Hydro One will be pretty quick to get stuff up and running. All said and done, if you are inside and don't need to travel, it will be an adventure. Kind of like the blackout a few years back... Candles and flashlights and no noise cause nothing worked. Anyways, Tornado, travel early Saturday before it hits and drive safe. Thanks for the hints.

I find weather fascinating so this could be one of these events we talk about for a long time.
Also handy a few years back was to put cooler out on balcony with the food in it... It never got warm enough to cause any spoilage of milk dairy.
Frozen stuff not so much.

We have diesel generator in the building which I think supplies power to elevator and main hallways.

Once again the key is fuel to the car, don't think anything is more precious in the event of power failures.
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post Apr 13 2018, 11:23 AM
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QUOTE(GreatWhiteTornado @ Apr 13 2018, 12:00 PM) *
I find weather fascinating so this could be one of these events we talk about for a long time.
Also handy a few years back was to put cooler out on balcony with the food in it... It never got warm enough to cause any spoilage of milk dairy.
Frozen stuff not so much.

We have diesel generator in the building which I think supplies power to elevator and main hallways.

Once again the key is fuel to the car, don't think anything is more precious in the event of power failures.

Charge cell phones constantly if that's what you use instead of a home phone.... beef jerky (ick)... I'd rather eat a bag of chips!
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post Apr 13 2018, 11:48 AM
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I just hope that the electric utilities are better prepared this time and they have actually improved the resilience of things like transformers.

Power lines are underground in my area, but we still lost power for a day in 2013 because of transformers blowing. I hope they have taken steps to protect them more.

Not only the power loss, transformers blowing is a significant risk of fire.
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post Apr 13 2018, 11:54 AM
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QUOTE(Lake effect @ Apr 13 2018, 11:57 AM) *
Of course the biggest snowfall of the winter would occur when I'm not in the country...not the first time that's happened. Barrie is going to get a foot or more tomorrow by the looks of things. I can guarentee that next winter will be 4m in Barrie if we do lea e!



I am normally in the UK in April and I wouldn't have regretted missing this storm at all.

The one year we change our travel dates we get a freaking ice storm in the middle of April

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post Apr 13 2018, 11:57 AM
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Is it safe to assume that York Region is now safe from the heaviest freezing rain? Looks like mainly ice pellets at this point which is less destructive

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post Apr 13 2018, 12:04 PM
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QUOTE(Jeremy404 @ Apr 13 2018, 12:57 PM) *
Is it safe to assume that York Region is now safe from the heaviest freezing rain? Looks like mainly ice pellets at this point which is less destructive


Where did you see that?

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post Apr 13 2018, 12:41 PM
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Looks like the freezing rain on Saturday has been trending further south. Ice pellets should be more predominant the closer you are to the snow boundary.

Sunday looks like widespread freezing rain before changing over to rain/thunderstorms later in the day
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post Apr 13 2018, 01:00 PM
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We will have to see depth of the cold I think we may need until tonight to feel comfortable making major adjustments.
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post Apr 13 2018, 01:01 PM
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some of the precip totals being pumped out by models down here are ridiculous.
It must be asked.....

Where the HECK is this kind of storm in winter!!???



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Winter 2017-2018

December 12, 2017: 10cm - Welcome back winter!!
13: 5cm
14: 12cm
22: 9cm
23: 9cm
24: 16cm

JAN 2018
1: 5cm
8: 10cm
15: 6cm
29: 16cm

FEB 2018
8: 13cm
10-11: 18cm



Winter 2016-2017

Dec 2016: 30cm
Jan 2017: 5cm
Feb 2017: 7cm
March 2017: 35cm!! Finally!

Days with snow on the ground: 25
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post Apr 13 2018, 01:03 PM
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QUOTE(JFK @ Apr 13 2018, 10:49 AM) *
Here's the Euro:



When was the last time Ontario got slammed with a storm and Quebec basically walks away unscathed ? Assuming of course this actually happens !



Unless I've been wrong my entire life about where Quebec is, it looks to me like virtually the entire province is about to get buried according to that map. Am I missing something??


--------------------
Winter 2017-2018

December 12, 2017: 10cm - Welcome back winter!!
13: 5cm
14: 12cm
22: 9cm
23: 9cm
24: 16cm

JAN 2018
1: 5cm
8: 10cm
15: 6cm
29: 16cm

FEB 2018
8: 13cm
10-11: 18cm



Winter 2016-2017

Dec 2016: 30cm
Jan 2017: 5cm
Feb 2017: 7cm
March 2017: 35cm!! Finally!

Days with snow on the ground: 25
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post Apr 13 2018, 01:03 PM
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Looking like it's going to be a sleet/ice pellet storm for the Greater Toronto Area. Around 50 to 75 mm of precip is forecast to fall as ice pellets/sleet and that translates to 10 to 15 cm of sleet on 2:1 or 3:1 ratios.

Ice pellets/sleet is considered as snowfall in the official weather record keeping books.

The last big sleet storm in Toronto was back in early April 2003 when 7 to 10 cm of fell.

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post Apr 13 2018, 01:12 PM
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QUOTE(Toronto4 @ Apr 13 2018, 02:03 PM) *
Looking like it's going to be a sleet/ice pellet storm for the Greater Toronto Area. Around 50 to 75 mm of precip is forecast to fall as ice pellets/sleet and that translates to 10 to 15 cm of sleet on 2:1 or 3:1 ratios.

Ice pellets/sleet is considered as snowfall in the official weather record keeping books.

The last big sleet storm in Toronto was back in early April 2003 when 7 to 10 cm of fell.



with a statement like that I'd think its safe to assume the Niagara region will be all freezing rain then. greeeeaaat! ohmy.gif
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post Apr 13 2018, 01:25 PM
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QUOTE(Toronto4 @ Apr 13 2018, 02:03 PM) *
Looking like it's going to be a sleet/ice pellet storm for the Greater Toronto Area. Around 50 to 75 mm of precip is forecast to fall as ice pellets/sleet and that translates to 10 to 15 cm of sleet on 2:1 or 3:1 ratios.

Ice pellets/sleet is considered as snowfall in the official weather record keeping books.

The last big sleet storm in Toronto was back in early April 2003 when 7 to 10 cm of fell.

If only we can get 850mb temps down to minus 3 or 4 could see snow which with the precipitation rates could be solid snowfall for some.
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post Apr 13 2018, 01:31 PM
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QUOTE(GreatWhiteTornado @ Apr 13 2018, 02:25 PM) *
If only we can get 850mb temps down to minus 3 or 4 could see snow which with the precipitation rates could be solid snowfall for some.


Hubby is out in garage at home, Newmarket. Getting a thunderstorm. Just ripped a big thunder clap here in Aurora....
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post Apr 13 2018, 01:39 PM
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This is one hostile system.
Lots of crazy weather in the states also.

Perhaps this is like one of the April storms our parents mentioned
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post Apr 13 2018, 01:44 PM
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QUOTE(Toronto4 @ Apr 13 2018, 02:03 PM) *
Looking like it's going to be a sleet/ice pellet storm for the Greater Toronto Area. Around 50 to 75 mm of precip is forecast to fall as ice pellets/sleet and that translates to 10 to 15 cm of sleet on 2:1 or 3:1 ratios.

Ice pellets/sleet is considered as snowfall in the official weather record keeping books.

The last big sleet storm in Toronto was back in early April 2003 when 7 to 10 cm of fell.


I can't even imagine 15 cm of ice pellets (sleet)... that's just too weird. I'd much rather this be snow instead of any ice, freezing or pellet type... Just on a safety level for travelling anywhere.
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post Apr 13 2018, 02:04 PM
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QUOTE(Toronto4 @ Apr 13 2018, 02:03 PM) *
Looking like it's going to be a sleet/ice pellet storm for the Greater Toronto Area. Around 50 to 75 mm of precip is forecast to fall as ice pellets/sleet and that translates to 10 to 15 cm of sleet on 2:1 or 3:1 ratios.

Ice pellets/sleet is considered as snowfall in the official weather record keeping books.

The last big sleet storm in Toronto was back in early April 2003 when 7 to 10 cm of fell.



I hope you are right, of course ice pellets are bad but freezing rain is much worse
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post Apr 13 2018, 02:05 PM
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QUOTE(puttin @ Apr 13 2018, 02:44 PM) *
I can't even imagine 15 cm of ice pellets (sleet)... that's just too weird. I'd much rather this be snow instead of any ice, freezing or pellet type... Just on a safety level for travelling anywhere.



my ranking of preferences

1) sunny
2) cloudy
3) snow
54) ice pellets
1,250,000) freezing rain
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