The Niagara Region’s weather forecast includes a special weather statement in effect for:  Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region – St. Catharines – Grimsby – and the Northern Niagara Region as follows:


Significant rainfall likely tonight.

Rain is expected to begin this evening and then taper off or change to snow Saturday evening. Total rainfall amounts of 15 to 25 mm are expected.

The frozen ground and snowpack will have a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

Local ponding on streets is possible, especially where storm drains are covered in snow or ice.  Now the more detailed forecast.  Today, mainly cloudy. Wind becoming east 20 km/h this morning. High plus 2. Wind chill minus 6 this morning. UV index 1 or low.  Tonight, cloudy. Periods of rain beginning this evening. Fog patches developing this evening. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind east 20 km/h. Low plus 1.

Sat, 25 Jan

Periods of rain ending in the afternoon then cloudy with 60 percent chance of drizzle. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High plus 2.


Periods of snow. Low plus 1.

Sun, 26 Jan

Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. High plus 2.


Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 1.

Mon, 27 Jan

Cloudy. High plus 1.


Cloudy. Low minus 2.

Tue, 28 Jan

Cloudy. High zero.


Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 3.

Wed, 29 Jan

Cloudy. High minus 1.


Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 4.

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