From zero to too much snow in under 12 hours, Environment Canada warns snow squalls with near zero visibility continue today. Environment Canada says snowfall amounts will be highly variable, with another 15cm possible in areas where the squalls are persistent. Motorists are reminded driving will be hazardous due to poor and fluctuating visibilities caused by heavy snow and blowing snow, along with rapid snow accumulation on untreated roads.
Furry forecaster Wiarton Willie doesn’t see shadow in Wiarton and calls for an early spring. The US’s Punxsutawney Phil agrees.
Nova Scotia’s Shubenacadie Sam scared by shadow – six more weeks of winter.
Folklore says if a groundhog sees its shadow on Groundhog Day it’ll flee back to its burrow, heralding six more weeks of winter, and if there’s no shadow, it means spring’s just around the corner.
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