The latest weather forecasts said that possible heavy snow would unload in parts of Canada and Vancouver Island this week.
The first week of March would set for snowy conditions in Canada after winter storms unloaded in February.
Staying updated with local weather reports is essential to anticipate potential severe weather conditions in the country.
Meanwhile, heavy snow is also forecast in the United States and the United Kingdom this March.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), the last stretch of the winter season is expected to unload heavy snow and challenging winds in parts of the Northeast.
Meanwhile, the Met Office reported that parts of the United Kingdom would experience chilly conditions and chances of snow this March.
Snow conditions in parts of Canada
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Highway 401 in London, Ontario, Canada. The early week of March is expected to unload troublesome snow in Vancouver Island and parts of Canada this week.
Canadians are used to challenging and extreme weather conditions
. However, a snowy outlook could still add more headaches for homeowners and motorists.
In the latest weather forecasts, The Weather Network reported snow conditions could unload in the South Coast and Vancouver Islands this week.
The weather agency monitored the possibility of more snow in parts of the southwest and Interior B.C.
Meanwhile, CTV News Toronto reported that a winter storm is forecast to impact Southern Ontario, bringing freezing rain and snow.
The weather forecasts added that the freezing conditions could become noticeable in parts of Huron, Windsor, Belleville, Halton, Toronto and Kingston.
Furthermore, The Weather Network reported that the bad weather caused power outages:
Parts of Sechelt and West Vancouver recorded 4,000 without power.
13,000 people suffered from power outages in Southern Gulf and Vancouver Islands
The challenging snowfall could also become noticeable in Port Renfrew, Duncan, Sydney, Vancouver and Squamish.
For more weather updates in Canada, stay updated with The Weather Network.
Preparing for heavy snow
The latest weather forecasts noted that parts of Canada would experience possible heavy snow this week or during the first week of March.
The most common cold-related health risks are hypothermia and frostbite.
As a result, Canadians should avoid prolonged exposure to colder weather, especially this week.
Furthermore, the Canadian Red Cross emphasized staying warm and safe during severe winter storms or heavy snow.
Road hazards are also possible during heavy snow.
The familiar multiple hazards are the following:
- Reduced road visibility and freezing fog
- Slick and slippery roads
- Untreated road pavements
- Blizzard-like conditions
Here are important safety reminders for Canadians this week, especially those with travel plans.
- Always keep updated with weather reports in your local area.
- Anticipate extreme temperatures, freezing rain and heavy snow.
- Homeowners should check for frozen pipes and damaged roofing due to heavy snow.
- Homeowners should check the temperatures of their family members, especially those with pre-existing health conditions.
- When the weather conditions worsen, it is advisable to stay at home.
- As Nature World News reports recommended, keeping an emergency bag or kit would be helpful for homeowners and motorists.
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