16 December 2007

Toronto Storm of 2007

Torontonians are whimps. We are in the middle of a snow storm where at the end of it all, Toronto will have accumulated 20-30 cm of snow. That's a foot of snow -max. There will be ice under it all. Now am I suggesting we walk or travel in this, no, stay in and have a movie day- do some Christmas baking. Play some board games. When it's over shovel your walk and portion of sidewalk and throw out salt. Help your neighbours if they can't do it themselves. (The elderly, the sick, etc etc.) Remember: our city used to be known as "Toronto the Good"

Just thank God this isn't the nor-easter storm of Dec 11, 1944 where downtown Toronto got 48 cm of snow.

11 December 1944, Toronto, Ontario: A major winter storm dumps 48 cm (18.9 inches) of snow on downtown Toronto, and gale-force winds pile it into huge drifts. A total of 57.2 cm (22.5 inches) falls over two days.
->Cited from The Weather Doctor's Diary December you need to scroll down under "Significant Weather Events: Canada"

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