Thursday, January 31, 2008 case you thought I was full of it

Just fyi, folks in the states often complain that we send crappy cold weather down there way. Apparently, all of this business with the snow is coming at us from a system over Arkansas of all places!!

Kingston - Odessa - Frontenac Islands
3:47 PM EST Thursday 31 January 2008
Winter storm warning for

Kingston - Odessa - Frontenac Islands upgraded from winter storm watch
Snow heavy at times is expected across all of southern and eastern Ontario with a possibility of freezing rain and ice pellets along lakes Erie and Ontario on Friday.

This is a warning that dangerous winter weather conditions are imminent or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.

A low pressure area over Arkansas is getting organized and setting its sights on southern Ontario. As the low moves east across the southern states then curves northeast towards the Ohio Valley tonight it is expected to tap into a lot of moisture and energy from the gulf of Mexico. As a result it is likely that this low will intensify into a significant winter storm as it moves into southern Ontario later tonight and Friday.

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