Snow Clearing Updates – Feb 17, 2016 – 7:30 am

Forecast as of 7:30 am:
A weak system has moved into the region with scattered flurries lingering through the morning with only trace to 1cm expected. Dry conditions return to the region for the afternoon through to Thursday afternoon.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 7:30 am on Wednesday February 17, 2016

Arterial Roads
Salting completed approx 4:40 - 6:30 am

Collector Roads
Salting commenced 4:45am to approx 8:45am

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Salting completed 5:30am

Local Roads
Salting to commenced by 9:00pm (Feb 16) Completed approx. 7:00am

Laneways Roads
Salting commenced 7:00am ongoing until completed

Sidewalks
Sidewalk tractors were deployed 2:00pm on High Pedestrain sidewalks est Completion 11:30pm Completed overnight

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
Hand Crews deployed 8:00pm (Feb 16) to clear and salt completed 7:00am Feb 17

Seniors
Hand clearing and salting of seniors locations commenced 7:00am until 3:00pm

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7:15am Wed Feb 17/16 – EXTREME COLD ALERT – SEEK SHELTER, CHECK ON LOVED ONES

News Release

February 17, 2016

Extreme Cold Alert Issued for Toronto- Seek Shelter, Check on Loved Ones

Based on information from Environment Canada, Dr. David McKeown, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, has issued an Extreme Cold Weather Alert today for Toronto that will be in effect until further notice.
Exposure to cold weather can be harmful to your health. Hypothermia occurs when the body’s core temperature drops below 35°C and can have severe consequences, including organ failure and death. Frostnip and frostbite can also occur in cold weather when skin freezes.
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Snow Clearing Updates – Feb 16, 2016 – 5:30 pm

Forecast as of 5:30 pm:
Dry conditions are expected for the evening and overnight but another system will move in with scattered flurries for Wednesday with only trace to 1cm expected. approx.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 5:30 pm on Tuesday February 16, 2016

Arterial Roads
Slushing operation commence 11:15am (center turn lanes, right turn lanes, bike lanes, PM on street parking locations) Est completion approx 7:00pm
Second round salting completed approx 8:45am
First round salting completed approx 6:45am

Collector Roads
Second round salting to begin immediately approx 9:00am - 1:00pm
First round salting est completion 9:00am

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Second round salting commenced 6:45am completed approx 7:45am
First round salting completed 5:45am

Local Roads
Salting commenced 4:00am est completion 2:00pm

Laneways Roads
Salting commenced 7:00am ongoing until completed

Sidewalks
Sidewalk tractors were deployed 2:00pm on High Pedestrain sidewalks est Completion 11:30pm

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
Hand Crews will be deployed 8:00pm to clear and salt est completion 7:00am Feb 17

Seniors
Hand clearing and salting of seniors locations commenced 7:00am until 5:00pm (completed for day)

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Snow Clearing Updates – Feb 16, 2016 – 12:00 pm

Forecast as of 12:00 pm:
A large low pressure over New York will intensify to periods of light snow through the morning before tapering back to flurries for the afternoon. Snow amounts from 2-5cm are expected. Dry conditions are expected for the evening and overnight but another system will move in with scattered flurries for Wednesday with only trace to 1cm expected.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 12:00 pm on Tuesday February 16, 2016

Arterial Roads
Slushing operation comenced 11:15am (center turn lanes, right turn lanes, bike lanes, PM on street parking locations) Est completion approx 7:00pm
Second round salting completed 8:45am
First round salting completed 6:45am

Collector Roads
Second round salting to begin immediately approx 9:00am - 1:00pm
First round salting est completion 9:00am

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Second round salting commenced 6:45am completed approx 7:45am
First round salting completed 5:45am

Local Roads
Salting commenced 4:00am est completion 2:00pm

Laneways Roads
Salting commenced 7:00am ongoing until completed

Sidewalks
Sidewalk tractors are scheduled to be deployed 2:00pm on High Pedestrain sidewalks

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity at this time

Seniors
Hand clearing and salting of seniors locations commenced 7:00am until 5:00pm

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Snow Clearing Updates – Feb 16, 2016 – 7:45 am

Forecast as of 7:45 am:
A large low pressure over New York will intensify to periods of light snow through the morning before tapering back to flurries for the afternoon. Snow amounts from 2-5cm are expected. Dry conditions are expected for the evening and overnight but another system will move in with scattered flurries for Wednesday with only trace to 1cm expected.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 7:45 am on Tuesday February 16, 2016

Arterial Roads
Second round salting commenced 6:45am est completion 8:45am
First round salting completed 6:45am

Collector Roads
Second round salting to begin immediately approx 9:00am - 1:00pm
First round salting est completion 9:00am

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Second round salting commenced 6:45am completed approx 7:45am
First round salting completed 5:45am

Local Roads
Salting commenced 4:00am est completion 2:00pm

Laneways Roads
Salting commenced 7:00am ongoing until completed

Sidewalks
No Activity at this time

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity at this time

Seniors
Hand clearing and salting of seniors locations commenced 7:00am until 5:00pm

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Snow Clearing Updates – Feb 15, 2016 – 9:00 pm

Forecast as of 9:00 pm:
A weak disturbance has brought sporadic periods of freezing drizzle mixed with flurries and is expected to linger through the early overnight, only trace ice accumulation is expected on the roads. The break will be brief with another system moving in from the south with flurries returning into the mid-overnight then intensifying to light snow for Tuesday morning into the early afternoon before tapering back to flurries for the evening. Snow amounts will range from 2-5cm.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 9:00 pm on Monday February 15, 2016

Arterial Roads
Salters deployed to salt 8:30pm est completion 10:30pm

Collector Roads
Salters deployed to salt 9:30pm est completion 12:30am (Feb 16)

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Salter deployed to salt 8:30pm est completion 9:30pm

Local Roads
No Activity at this time

Laneways Roads
No Activity at this time

Sidewalks
No Activity at this time

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity at this time

Seniors
No Activity at this time

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Snow Clearing Updates – Feb 13, 2016 – 7:00 am

Forecast as of 7:00 am:
Winds will ease somewhat this morning but the dry arctic air will be settled in place through the weekend. No squalls off of Georgian Bay are expected to reach the GTA.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 7:00 am on Wednesday February 13, 2016

Arterial Roads
Salters deployed spot salt 7:00am est completion 9:00am
2 rounds of salting completed overnight

Collector Roads
Collector salters will be spreading by 8:00am estimated completion 11:30 am
one round of salting completed overnight

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Salter deployed to spot salt 7:00am to approx. 8:00am
2 rounds of salting completed overnight

Local Roads
One round of salt to be completed by approx. 9:00am

Laneways Roads
Salting deployed 4:00am on going until completed

Sidewalks
Sidewalk clearing and salting on High Pedestrian sidewalks were deployed 7:00am est completion 5:00pm

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
Bus Stop and Crosswalk equipment deployed to clear and salt 7:00am est completion 5:00pm

Seniors
No Activity at this time

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Snow Clearing Updates – Feb 12, 2016 – 8:30 pm

Forecast as of 8:30 pm:
Flurries are likely through the late evening. Only around 1-2cm is expected, but with temperatures falling through the afternoon and evening, any moisture on the roads will freeze. Temperatures should plummet to -22C by early morning Saturday. Wind gusts of 40-50 km/h is expected on Friday. Sunny but bitterly cold for Saturday through Saturday night.

Summary of Winter Maintenance Activities
As of 8:30 pm on Wednesday February 12, 2016

Arterial Roads
Salters deployed at 7:30pm salting without prewet Est completion 9:30pm

Collector Roads
Salters deployed at 8:30pm salting without prewet Est completion 12:00am Feb 13

Humber Bay Waterfront Trail
Salter deployed at 7:30pm completed approx. 8:30pm

Local Roads
No Activity at this time

Laneways Roads
No Activity at this time

Sidewalks
No Activity at this time

Bus Stops and Crosswalks
No Activity at this time

Seniors
No Activity at this time

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