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Long John Index Summary and Weather Map - Jan 7 2016

Canada Wide Forecast, Canada Weather MapColin MacIntyreComment

POLAR BEAR ALERT! We’ve got some snow today that stretches from the Rocky Mountains, RIGHT to the middle of Ontario! Now THAT is a snowcloud! Elsewhere It is kind of mild in Quebec, BC and the Atlantic Provinces, and back to melting in Southern Ontario ( Sad Trombone). However, the Very north north is making up for it, with Alert waking up to -37 C ( thats without the wind too!)

Ratings observed at 6:30 MT/8:30 ET

Long John Index of 1  ( 0 to -9 C)  - Kamloops, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, Timmins, Kitchener, Kingston, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Halifax, Fredericton, Charlottetown, St John’s

Long John Index of 2 ( 0 to -9 C with -10C+ windchill) - Jasper, Banff, Lethbridge, Regina

Long John Index of 3 ( -10 to - 19 C) - Edmonton, Calgary, Red Deer, Fort McMurray, Fort St John, Saskatoon, Winnipeg

Long John Index of 4 ( -20 to -29 C) - Yellowknife, Inuvik, Iqaluit

Long John Index of 5 (-30 to Infinite) - Alert, Top of Canada

Free Passes (+1 and warmer) - Vancouver, Victoria, Penticton