Toronto and Southern Ontario Getting Ice Storm Blast

Pearson International is not allowing flights to take off or land until 9:00AM January 7 2014
Winter Storm could impact travel to and from Pearson International in Toronto

TORONTO – WEATHER – The threatened ice storm that Environment Canada predicted would hit southern Ontario is currently pounding Toronto with freezing rain and ice pellets.

Environment Canada is saying ice pellets or freezing rain with ice pellet amounts 5 to 10 cm expected today. Winds are northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. The temperature will drop to minus 1 this afternoon.

Tonight: Ice pellets or freezing rain ending near midnight then cloudy with 60 percent chance of freezing drizzle. Ice pellet amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature steady near minus 2.

The nasty weather is covering much of southern Ontario with Winter Storm warnings, Freezing Rain Warnings and weather advisories in effect.

There are a number of flights from Thunder Bay to Toronto which have been canceled. Check the Thunder Bay International Airport for the latest information and updates.

Cancellations at the Thunder Bay International Airport
Cancellations at the Thunder Bay International Airport

Toronto’s Pearson International Airport is under the weather advisory. Currently, there is not a lot of impact on arrivals and departures. Check the website for the latest updates.