OTTAWA – Skies should start to clear in Ottawa, as a special weather statement has ended in the region.
Environment Canada reported that 14 cm of snow fell at the Ottawa International Airport overnight, Friday into Saturday, covering ice which formed during Friday’s flash freeze.
Ottawa Public Health is issuing a frostbite warning, as the wind chill is expected to drop below -35 Saturday night and stay there all day on Sunday.
Road conditions in the area have been steadily improving Saturday morning, as the Environment Canada says the storm system has headed farther east.
A winter storm warning is still in effect for the Montreal area.
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Jill Taylor’s Ottawa Forecast:
Special weather statement continues.
Another 2 to 4 cm of snow possible Saturday morning, then skies expected to clear. Gusting winds continue. Temperature steady near minus 15. Wind chill minus 26.
Just a few clouds tonight. Low minus 28. Wind chill minus 36.
Tomorrow, mainly sunny. High minus 17. Wind chill minus 37.
A mix of sun and cloud on Monday. High minus 14.
Tuesday, a chance of snow. High minus 7.
Wednesday, a mix of sun and cloud. High minus 12.
According to records from 1939-2017)
Record high: 6.5 (2013)
Record low: -29.0 (1982)
Greatest rainfall: 13.4mm (2005)
Greatest snowfall: 11.6cm (1991)
Average high: -6
Average low: -15