December dawned with a fresh coat of white with more 2 to 4 cm more expected Wednesday night ahead of wet, mild Thursday, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada.
Wednesday’s forecast includes a mix of sun and cloud, a west wind at 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light in the afternoon and a high of 1 C.
There’s a 30 per cent chance of flurries Wednesday evening then periods of snow are expected to start late in the evening switching to a 60 per cent chance of rain or drizzle by morning.
There’s the risk of freezing rain overnight with a low of 0 C rising to 1 C by morning.
Thursday is expected to be cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of rain or drizzle early in the morning before periods of rain mixed with drizzle start in the morning. The forecast high is 6 C with a southwest wind at 30 km/h gusting to 50.
There’s a 40 per cent chance of flurries Thursday night with a low of -9 C.
A mix of sun and cloud is in the forecast for Friday and Saturday with highs of -4 C and -5 C and lows of -12 C and -11 C. There’s a 40 per cent chance of flurries Saturday night.
Sunday is expected to be cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of flurries, high of -6 C and low of -7 C..
Periods of snow are forecast for Sunday night and Monday.
“Normals” for this time of year are highs of 0 C and lows of -8 C.
Sunrise is at 7:21 a.m. and sunset is at 4:22 p.m.