Significant areas of low pressure continue to affect BC and a wide portion of the east.
Satellite image of the western storm:
Wind and (elevation-based) snowfall warnings are up for SW BC via EC.
06z HRDPS total precip @ hour 48:
Meanwhile the large and moisture-heavy eastern system rolls on, satellite view:
A wide-reaching variety of alerts are in place for Atlantic Canada as a swath of snow impacts QC and Labrador.
12 RDPS total precip-type @ hour 48:
This low brought another round of heavy rain to parts of ON which were already well-saturated, along with a dose of spring snow.
EC’s summary for ON and QC – http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/weathersummaries_e.html
Weather summary for Ontario and the National Capital Region updated by Environment Canada at 10:28 a.m. EDT Friday 7 April 2017. Discussion. Many people are probably wondering if winter will ever end. An early spring storm which deepened over the Ohio Valley Wednesday night moved across the lower Great Lakes on Thursday bringing significant rain before changing to snow across most of southern Ontario Thursday night. The storm has now moved towards southern Quebec. The snow will gradually taper off from west to east today as the storm continues to move east. The following is a summary of precipitation amounts received by Environment Canada as of 10 am Friday. 1. Summary of Rainfall Amounts in millimetres from Wednesday night to Friday 10 am: Port Weller: 32.4 Vineland: 39.3 Kitchener: 24.6 Hamilton: 32.2 Wiarton: 24 Borden: 22 Toronto Pearson Airport: 29 Buttonville Airport: 24.8 Toronto City Airport: 30.8 Cornwall: 48 (Volunteer Observer) Peterborough: 24.4 Trenton: 29 Kemptville: 40.3 Bancroft: 22.8 Ottawa Airport: 34.2 Drummond Centre: 25.4 Grimsby Mountain: 23 Green Valley: 40.1 (CoCoRaHS Observation) Mississauga: 33 (CoCoRaHS Observation) Milford: 53.6 (CoCoRaHS Observation) Burlington: 38.9 (CoCoRaHS Observation) Picton: 49 (CoCoRaHS Observation) CoCoRaHS is a community-based network of volunteers providing precipitation amounts. 2. Summary of Snowfall Amounts in centimetres: Barrie: 12 Aurora: 14 Algonquin Park: 27 (correction made to previous stated amount) Wiarton Airport: 8 Haliburton: 12 Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report. End/OSPC
Weather summary for Quebec updated by Environment Canada at 10:41 a.m. EDT Friday 7 April 2017. Discussion. An intense low pressure system over Quebec brought rain at times heavy to southern and central parts of the province yesterday. This low will continue to affect the North Shore today. The following is a summary of weather event information received by Environment Canada. Total rainfall amounts: Region amount (mm) Montreal/Mctavish, from 10 am on April 06 to 7 am on April 07 51 Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, from 9 am on April 06 to 6 am on April 07 41 Saint-Anicet, from 9 am on April 06 to 7 am on April 07 46 L'Acadie, from 10 am on April 06 to 6 am on April 07 32 L'Assomption, from 11 am on April 06 to 7 am on April 07 48 Saint-Jovite, from 1 pm on April 06 to 7 am on April 07 30 Eastern Townships-Beauce, from 11 am on April 06 to 4 am on April 07 25-30 Bois-Francs, from 2 pm on April 06 to 3 am on April 07 35-40 Trois-Rivière, from 2 pm on April 06 to 7 am on April 07 41 Shawinigan, from 2 pm on April 06 to 7 am on April 07 44 Quebec City/Deshambault, from 8 am on April 06 to 4 am on April 07 36 Baie-Comeau, from 8 am on April 06 to 7 am on April 07 25 Total snowfall amounts: Region amount (centimetres) Parent 10-15 Sept-Îles Airport 11 Freezing rain: Region Minganie, April 07, from 8:00 am to 10:00 am Natashquan, April 07, from 9:00 AM to ongoing Please note that this summary may contain preliminary or unofficial information and does not constitute a complete or final report. End/QSPC