While Torontonians may have breathed a collective sigh of relief when Tuesday’s snowstorm vanished as quickly as it came, it’s already time to prepare for another more powerful storm anticipated to hit the city this weekend.
According to The Weather Network, “dangerous blizzard-like conditions” are expected to come with a massive and powerful storm, bringing widespread strong winds and heavy snow late Friday through Saturday.
Temperatures will start to drop on Thursday, bringing 3-5 cm of snow to start in Toronto.
By late Friday afternoon, the low-pressure system will intensify, resulting in heavy snow and wind gusts between 60-80 km/h. The network advises that travelling is not recommended.
Throughout the later evening and overnight, parts of the province could see from 10-20 cm and up of accumulation.
Coupled with the heavy winds, there could be hazardous conditions for those travelling, such as the risk of whiteouts and blizzard-like road conditions.
Next week, temperatures are anticipated to plunge the city into its first deep freeze this season, getting as cold as the negative double digits by the middle of the week.
For those with plans this weekend, prepare accordingly and give yourselves extra time!