Marianne Wilkinson

Councillor, Kanata North

Winter Weather Advisory March 13

Update from the City’s Director of Roads:

Environment Canada: No Alerts in Effect.

Weather conditions

 Periods of snow through the day, overnight and into tomorrow from the nor’ easter affecting Atlantic Canada. Accumulations today 5cm but much of it will melt. Tonight periods of snow with around 5cm which will accumulate on roads. High plus 1C and low minus 2C. Winds NE 20 km/h today gusting to 40km/h tonight.

  • Wednesday March 14, 2018 periods of snow with a possible 5cm accumulation. High plus 2C, low minus 2C winds NW 20 km/h.

City preparations

 Residents are advised to exercise patience and caution as roads and sidewalks and may become slippery, please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts.  Staff are monitoring weather forecasts and will be patrolling roads throughout the event.

  • Staff have deployed plowing and salting resources at the onset of this event on the priority roads, sidewalks and winter cycling networks. Night shift will in at 7pm to continue plowing and salting the transportation network. 
  • Roads will be slushy and wet with some possible standing water. Local residential roads will be snow covered.
  • We will deploy salting/sanding and plowing resources over the remainder of the transportation network as necessary as the weather or road conditions change.

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