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Another look at the weather in London

December 15, 2010 @ 19:09 By: gordon Category: General, Weather

imageAbout 20 hours after I posted about London being hammered by lake effect snow, I took another look at the Exeter weather radar to see how they’re doing.

Well, it looks like the streamers are finally starting to dissipate, even though there’s still some snow showing on the radar.

Judging by the TAF…

TAF CYXU 152344Z 1600/1624 26012KT P6SM BKN040 TEMPO 1600/1603 5SM
FM161200 25010KT P6SM FEW015 BKN030 TEMPO 1612/1616 BKN015 OVC030

…it looks like they might finally be getting a break from the snow.

Now they just have to finish cleaning up all the cars that were stranded on Highway 402.

London getting hammered by lake effect snow

December 15, 2010 @ 00:07 By: gordon Category: General, Weather


Earlier today I took a look at the Exeter weather radar and watched the loop that showed the streamers of lake effect snow blowing across southwestern Ontario from Lake Huron. At the time, London was the lucky recipient of what looked like a continuous dumping of snow.

Eight hours later the radar loop looks almost exactly the same, with London still being the focus of the streamers.

A quick check of the TAF for London (CYXU) reveals that they are forecast for silly amounts of snow until sometime tomorrow (Wednesday) afternoon: …