In & # 39; fierce & # 39; winter storm Hamilton falls on saturday, bringing high winds, heavy snow and free temperatures across the region – along with closed and car crashes.
Snowfalls will differ, but Hamilton will probably cut 20 to 40 cm through Sunday mornings – possibly 45 cm in some places, said Environment Environment meteorologist Peter Kimbell. It was originally for 15 to 25 cm before the area.
Some places had already cut 25 cm through Sunday afternoon, said Kimbell, and he expected another 10 to 15 cm in the evening. The storm is also expected to bring strong wind to 60 km / h.
"It's a heavy winter storm, no question about it," said Kimbell in the afternoon, adding that the least of & # 39; a snow will probably have been given in the evening.
Hamilton to Grimsby was hit hardest, with the mountain likely to get the heaviest intersections, Kimbell said.
Snowfall will be "less less" for areas north of Hamilton and Burlington, said Environment Environment. Niagara must get less snow, at 15 to 25 cm, said Kimbell.
The snow started on Sunday morning, and is expected to be due later in the night
The temperature will be colder
Hamilton's Medical Officer of Health also has a cold white warning for Saturday night.
Surrounding Canada says temperature is cut through Sunday, with -30 C windmills on Sunday night,
"The wind is always cooler and increases the risk of frostbite and hypothermia," says Medical Officer Heath, who is creating people to check on vulnerable relatives, friends and neighbors.
Storm causes car accidents to close
Police call three to use "extreme caution" in any storm.
Accidents started in Hamilton on Sunday morning, Hamilton Police said, expecting "many more".
On Saturday, the Ontario Provincial Police Department was located in a region which they investigated over 80 cars.
Meanwhile, the snow caused water cities and gates in the area, with libraries, museums, recreational areas and school buildings.
Don't forget if you have to – roads can be difficult to navigate, seen close to zero, warn Environmental Canada.
The snow is placed all day
The city is using snow-breezy snow plans, said Bob Paul, Hamilton's road and maintenance director, and will be clockwise sounding bells.
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Paul said the boards are concentrating on priority levels one and two streets now, before weighing.
"We're doing something and within a few minutes it's reconnected again," he said.
There are as many as 130 plans on the street, he said, along with several other quick stops.
Do not try to fit speed-cars, says the city
Paul said she was trying to see a number of drivers on Saturday shooters.
"It was passionate about operations," he said, that people have the patience to give patience and buy summer plans for work.
"There is no advantage to preventing a plow truck."
Paul also asks people to keep their cars out of different breeds so that it is easier to clear the roads.
From the Sabbath afternoon, Niagara police said they didn't care & nbsp; Have a habit of doing the usual thing in the past.
Closures and cancellations
The School Board of Hamilton-Wentworth closes all schools and administrative buildings for the Sabbath and Sunday through the weather, including recreational programs in school tournaments, continuing education programs, and community rentals in HWDSB schools.
Hamilton's Public Library especially succeeded at 2 o'clock. and Hamilton's journalism was closed today.
Hamilton recreation centers closed early, between 5-6 hours, and all evening programs were canceled. Arena will be open
The Hamilton Airport expects people to check their flight status before leaving for the airport.
The firefighters also respond to people leaving the doors free of ice and snow, he said.
Make sure that open-air outdoor equipment for your oven and water washer is clear, he said, and let hydrants keep your property clear.
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