OTTAWA — The last full day of fall will be a wintry one in looks but not so much in temperature.
Winter officially arrives at 5:02 a.m. Monday morning. Before that, expect a few centimetres of snow and some possible freezing drizzle.
Environment Canada’s forecast for Sunday in Ottawa includes 2 to 4 cm of snow and a risk of freezing drizzle at times, with a high of 0°C.
The temperature should hold steady around the freezing mark this evening and overnight, meaning we could see a few more flurries, drizzle, or freezing drizzle, depending on what side of zero the mercury finds itself.
Monday’s forecast is cloudy with a high of 2°C to officially drop the puck on the winter season.
On Tuesday, another cloudy day is in the forecast with a high of -2°C. The start of winter means the days are getting longer and Tuesday will have four additional seconds of daylight compared to Monday.
Clouds stick around on Wednesday with a high of -3°C.
The long-term outlook for Christmas Eve includes periods of snow or rain and a high of 2°C.
It’s looking like it could be a white Christmas this year. The forecast includes periods of snow and a high of -4°C on Christmas Day.
Boxing Day’s outlook includes a partly sunny sky and a high of -9°C.
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