Topical Storm Nicole path to bring rain to Ontario


The climate in southern Ontario is about to take an enormous change with remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole set to hit the area.

After Toronto recorded it’s warmest November temperature of all time final Saturday, flurries may very well be flying by this upcoming weekend.

And, forward of that, the remnants of a tropical storm might bring a soaking rain.

On Thursday, town will expertise it’s final sunny day of a major stretch. The temperature might additionally climb to 17 C.

By Friday, it can nonetheless be delicate, however the second half of the day is predicted to be soggy, courtesy of the remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole.

Nicole lashed components of the northern Bahamas Wednesday, and is forecast to turn out to be a Category One hurricane earlier than making landfall over Florida early Thursday morning. Concerns for the state embrace storm surge, damaging waves, coastal erosion and flooding.

The storm is then forecast to swing north towards the Canadian border. By the time it nears Ontario, Nicole can be deemed post-tropical.

Heavy rain will unfold effectively north of the low’s observe, and as far north and west as Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. The Canadian Hurricane Centre says that, within the hardest hit areas, rainfall quantities may very well be within the 50 – 100 mm vary.

The remnant low will then transfer throughout Quebec and the Maritime provinces, merging with a separate Colorado Low. That storm will sweep throughout northern Ontario Thursday and Friday, bringing snow, ice pellets, ice accretion and freezing rain to locations like Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie.

As each methods depart Ontario, colder air can be ushered in thanks to brisk north and west winds. Flurries can be potential to the east of the Great Lakes, and probably in Toronto, Saturday night time and Sunday.

Temperatures may even be extra typical of November, with highs within the single digits and lows close to or under the freezing mark.


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