NIAGARA – South Niagara experienced some of the highest snowfall amounts during the Boxing Day storm, according to an preliminary report from Environment Canada. The following is the text of the statement:
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A major winter storm that began Wednesday affected most of Southern Ontario with substantial snow amounts reported across many areas.
For some regions, especially in Southwestern and South Central Ontario, it was the first significant snowfall of the season.
The highest snow amounts were reported over Extreme Eastern Ontario where 35 to 50 cm fell.
The snowfall totals in the table below are as of 10 p.m. Thursday unless noted.
Location Amount (cm)
Windsor Airport 15
London Airport 8 (estimated due drifting snow)
Delhi 24 (weather spotter)
Port Colborne 20-25 (weather spotter)
St Catharines 15 (weather spotter) (on the escarpment)
Grimsby 17 (weather spotter)
Hamilton Airport 17
Toronto Pearson Airport 10
Toronto Etobicoke 13
Toronto Downsview 14
Toronto downtown 15
Toronto riverdale 16
Toronto East York 16
Toronto beaches 15
Buttonville Airport 11
Shanty Bay 15 (as of 12 PM)
Orillia 17 (weather spotter)
Trenton Airport 30
Kingston Airport 30
Point Petre 25
Singleton lake 38
Cornwall 45-50 (weather spotter as of 10 PM)
Beckwith 15 (weather spotter as of 10 AM)
Franktown 35 (weather spotter)
Ottawa downtown 15
Ottawa Airport 19
Ottawa west of airport 26 (weather spotter)
Gatineau Airport 22
This weather summary contains preliminary information and may not constitute an official or final report.