Winter storm forces closures of major highways as heavy snowfall pummels Toronto

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  • Published on Jan 16, 2022
  • Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning Monday morning due to gusty winds and near-zero visibility amid blowing snow as parts of Ontario expect up to 60 centimetres.
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Comments • 556

  • John Wang
    John Wang 4 months ago +10

    During Snowtember, to make it across the final unplowed section to the house, I strapped on the chains which of course limits you to about 20-30 kmh or you could damage your car, the car plowed through the heavy snow without a problem but it took longer to strap on the chains in the snow then the trip itself. On a later trip through the unplowed section, I chanced it without the chains and it was just drifting instead of steering and hoping momentum will carry you through the snow to your driveway or plowed road, basically a gamble hoping you don't get stuck and forced to pull out the traction aids or push, sometimes disabling traction control so you could spin the wheels will get you moving again albeit by polishing off a slippery rut to trap the next guy. It's usually possible to get through without a problem with chains but it's a real pain to strap on and you're limited to a very low speed with chains on so it's simply not worth trying at all especially as it's usually only for short segments before reaching plowed and sanded roads where you could drive faster if you're not chained. I can see using modern retractable studded winter tires though... Many of the fleet cars such as the buses have trouble because they use all season tires to avoid the logistics of seasonal tire changes and tire storage and I wouldn't be surprised if many of these stuck cars also have all season tires.

  • nonamesite
    nonamesite 4 months ago +72

    I’ve driven in storms before and thought of braving this storm and still show up to work but I got stuck on the driveway while the building manager was shoveling it because the plow didn’t show up yet. He tried to create a way for me to get to the road but I got stuck just before getting to the road so I just reversed back in the parking lot and called it a day 😂

    • Ang **
      Ang ** 4 months ago

      @In Darkness YA funny. Srry for ya day hw it went. Frm one ontarion 2 anther. Hamilton 😷🇨🇦

    • In Darkness
      In Darkness 4 months ago

      @Ang ** 🇨🇦

    • Ang **
      Ang ** 4 months ago

      @In Darkness wtf?? Regular storm in barrie. No biggie. States made it big..."earlier yrs" my dad had out snowmobile going dwn our st..lol

    • In Darkness
      In Darkness 4 months ago +1

      Forgiveness is divine but never pay full price for late pizza
      - Michelangelo Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    • Harjot Singh
      Harjot Singh 4 months ago

      Exactly same with me....

  • begley09
    begley09 4 months ago +9

    The plows on the 400 did a great job staying ahead. The hwy was beautiful yesterday consdering the GTA, hardly anyone else on the road and still able to travel at a moderate speed.

    • Harjot Singh
      Harjot Singh 4 months ago +1

      Yeah i went on 80-90 smoothly... great job was done considering the snow

  • Roy Ormonde
    Roy Ormonde 4 months ago +32

    We had a house on the lake in Etobicoke back in the 70's 80's when I was a kid and this was a standard winter. Still remember dad waking my brothers and I in the early morning to help dig out the wagon so he could go to work.....ya the only thing we could see was the roof racks.

  • Genevieve🤳𝔽**СК МЕ - СНЕℂ𝕂 𝕄𝕐 Рℝ𝟘𝔽𝕀𝕃Е💛

    The plows on the 400 did a great job staying ahead. The hwy was beautiful yesterday consdering the GTA, hardly anyone else on the road and still able to travel at a moderate speed.

  • The Ride Of Our Lives
    The Ride Of Our Lives 4 months ago +243

    This is a normal Ontario winter we just haven't had one for a while

    • Grakky TheGrakky
      Grakky TheGrakky 4 months ago +3

      Historically bad snow plowing GTA and highways due to cost cutting and historically less vehicles equipped with 4 actual Winter tires.
      More traffic, less adaptation to weather, less snow days all a bad recipe for driving, cheers! ❄️☃️🌬⛄️

    • 蟲草大王徒弟、Casa渣和尚、同女人緣盡於此
      蟲草大王徒弟、Casa渣和尚、同女人緣盡於此 4 months ago

      Last one was in the 90s when i imigrated

    • Channel Locks
      Channel Locks 4 months ago +2

      not normal, we only have this once every few dozen years.

    • Mike Foehr
      Mike Foehr 4 months ago

      @MS coming, this was a light dusting.

  • Chris Heffernan
    Chris Heffernan 4 months ago +1

    Awesome, wish the whole world could enjoy that

  • Scott Hudson
    Scott Hudson 4 months ago +100

    Wow, for a day Toronto will be a pleasure to live in... Quiet, car-free and pollution highly reduced

    • History Z
      History Z 4 months ago +4

      @L M Novakovics there's more murders in the country it's just easier to get rid of chopped up body parts not in busy city.

    • L M Novakovics
      L M Novakovics 4 months ago +1

      Yeah quite when there's a snow storm! Lol
      On a normal night maybe two or three murders. Maybe more you never know...
      That's why I don't live in it...
      I'm out of Toronto. In the country! Less pollution, no murders, Very quite!

    • dodo Dodo
      dodo Dodo 4 months ago +1

      Still too many Trudeau supporters to make it livable.

    • great like elvis eh
      great like elvis eh 4 months ago +1

      But, still just as many dummies. LOL

    • Jeric White
      Jeric White 4 months ago

      If you look at Yonge street, it’s just as busy

  • iRO Diablo
    iRO Diablo 4 months ago +34

    This is a lot compared to recent years but if you've been in Canada over three decades, this is still not that overwhelming lol. Lots of new immigrants must be so thrilled 😀

  • Cloudie 9 Druoid
    Cloudie 9 Druoid 4 months ago +171

    Haven't seen this much snow fall at one time in well over a decade. Got stuck at the end of my drive way, drove right back in and said F that 🤣🤣🤣🤣

    • jonnym
      jonnym 4 months ago

      i used to get off in the morning before the snowplows had a chance to hit the roads always at lest 2 cars that slide off every couple of miles don't drive much faster then you can walk if there are tracks from where a truck drove that's nice cause you can use em if not your car is the snowplow took me forever to get home but i always made it

    • Logan Chiasson
      Logan Chiasson 4 months ago +2

      My husky Is loving the snow he's in heaven

    • joeraptor1
      joeraptor1 4 months ago +1

      What about the 1999 storm when Mayor Lastman had to call in the army. If I recall, I think that storm was similar to what we had today.

    • Sean's Model Builds and Toy Channel
      Sean's Model Builds and Toy Channel 4 months ago

      I got stuck in my driveway when I got home from work. I'll shovel it out tomorrow.

    • Cameron Bell
      Cameron Bell 4 months ago +1

      Worse storms fell in 2017-18

  • Karim Kassam
    Karim Kassam 4 months ago +190

    In the 70's and early 80's this used to be normal

    • Sriram Ramamoorthy
      Sriram Ramamoorthy 4 months ago

      What it used to be in 70s, multiple storms like this? Cannot beleive it reduced now. Some says is due to ocean warming. Not sure though.

    • mourning
      mourning 4 months ago +3

      Right, it's called winter. 🤔🤗

    • ShortShots
      ShortShots 4 months ago +2

      Omg, gee this must be in Canada 🤪!!! Eh

    • Tilted
      Tilted 4 months ago

      @Julian Davis k

    • Julian Davis
      Julian Davis 4 months ago +1

      @Tilted Very true actually. We get less snowstorms now. We used to get more in the early 2000's and below. It just happened that the states forced its snow up our way

  • Olga Mountain
    Olga Mountain 4 months ago +6

    I’m originally from Toronto but I’ve lived in Southern California for 40 years. It’s so cool here today, that I actually had to close my front door and get this , there’s a 10 % chance of drizzle.

    • jonnym
      jonnym 4 months ago +1

      i miss ca where the most you needed was a light jacket year round

    • Greg Lecuyer
      Greg Lecuyer 4 months ago +2

      Nobody will be laughing in the Southwest when Lake Mead dries up.

    • Walter's Playground
      Walter's Playground 4 months ago +2

      10%??

  • boeing747400ifly
    boeing747400ifly 4 months ago +5

    As a Nova Scotian I am amazed that with that amount of snow Torontonians still have power. Here the power goes out if we get 5 cm of snow and the winds exceed 30 km/hr at the same time.

    • Steel
      Steel 4 months ago

      My hot water got cut off. Couldn’t use the water for more than 10 seconds before it became freezing water. It was so annoying….

  • Mark Horan
    Mark Horan 4 months ago +3

    When its hot or stormy outside its climate change, when its record cold or record snow its just weather. Got it!

  • Shanna R
    Shanna R 4 months ago +10

    It takes a “historic” snowfall for my workplace to actually close 🙄

  • Kirk M
    Kirk M 4 months ago +65

    For once Toronto got more snow than Montreal!

    • Linda Stevens
      Linda Stevens 4 months ago +1

      I love snow but too much to clean

    • Marc A
      Marc A 4 months ago +6

      Lol! They’re gonna call the army again?

  • Kevin Sullivan
    Kevin Sullivan 4 months ago +4

    This storm compared to the " Blizzard of 77" was like a summer breeze is to a hurricane.

  • Pam Mettetal
    Pam Mettetal 4 months ago

    Prayers to you all from Iowa (USA)

  • Somewhere in Indiana
    Somewhere in Indiana 4 months ago +4

    Stay safe, everyone!!

  • NATALI- 🥂T[A]P Me!! to Have [𝐒]𝐄𝐗 With 𝐌𝐞

    This is the most snow at one time that I've seen in many years here in Hamilton.

    • Jayus
      Jayus 4 months ago +1

      @Gman76 that’s a bot btw

    • Gman76
      Gman76 4 months ago +1

      I was in Hamilton in 2009. There was close to 40cm on the ground in one night. There has been storms before, there will be again in the future.

  • CHERRY-𝐹**СК МЕ - СНЕ𝒞𝒦 𝑀𝒴 Р𝑅𝟢𝐹𝐼𝐿Е

    Haven't seen this much snow fall at one time in well over a decade. Got stuck at the end of my drive way, drove right back in and said F that

  • razor ramone
    razor ramone 4 months ago +49

    a normal day in northern ontario

  • Takashi
    Takashi 4 months ago +7

    Just be safe everyone, I LOVE IT!

  • Michelle Berry
    Michelle Berry 4 months ago

    I made an effort to get to work today. My RWD truck only made it about 5 feet out of my parking spot. Spent more time trying to park back into my spot than I did getting out. The fact that I tried is hilarious. Later however I tried with my RWD van with better snow tires and I'm still amazed that I got out of the parking lot! It was absolutely necessary that I had my Tims this morning!

    • Northern Media
      Northern Media 4 months ago

      Tims runs during a blizzard is worth every risk lol

  • robot 999
    robot 999 4 months ago

    Hope to be safe 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  • Oleg S
    Oleg S 4 months ago

    1:10
    That's a lot of snow. I was not aware it was that much snow. Once it falls it has to be picked up off the ground.
    That's a lot of snow.

    • Oleg S
      Oleg S 4 months ago

      @Walter's Playground No problem. Thanks for watching inter dimensional cable.

    • Walter's Playground
      Walter's Playground 4 months ago

      Thank you for explaining

  • Mark Maiuri
    Mark Maiuri 4 months ago +1

    The plows on the highways did an excellent job keeping the highways clear!

    • Shauka Hodan
      Shauka Hodan 4 months ago

      tires on. If I had all seasons on I would have been stuck a few dozen times.

  • V T
    V T 4 months ago

    I think it was.. 2008 maybe my dad and I went to a game in the city during winter(we got the tickets from someone who didn’t want to drive during the terrible storm) and when we came out of the game our car was literally buried under snow we had to dig it out

  • Val
    Val 4 months ago +16

    This is the most snow at one time that I've seen in many years here in Hamilton.

    • Val
      Val 4 months ago

      @scarface matt it's very different out east. I've been in Cape Breton when it was snowing hard and it wasn't even mentioned on the news. It was just every day snow.

    • scarface matt
      scarface matt 4 months ago +4

      the storm of valentines 2017 hamilton got 5 inches and the city shut down i came back to NB the same storm dropped 3 feet it was business as usual the only thing closed was government offices but thats usual they look for every excuse to get a paid day off must say it was quite a sight seeing a tank tow a snow plow up a hill

    • Anne Toronto
      Anne Toronto 4 months ago +3

      @Val lol! 😂 Stay safe, more snow coming on Wednesday!

    • Val
      Val 4 months ago +5

      @Anne Toronto lol. Nope. I'm 64. Maybe that's the problem. Maybe my memory is failing. Lol. I really don't remember having this much to shovel in a long time. My car was practically buried. I'm in Hamilton close to the lake so maybe we got more. I estimate it was about 40cm.

    • Anne Toronto
      Anne Toronto 4 months ago +6

      You must be a young one.

  • Lizzbird
    Lizzbird 4 months ago +2

    I’m a person who loves snow, and of course here in Windsor Ontario, we got none.

  • Skanzool
    Skanzool 4 months ago +2

    I'm in NIagara and I haven't seen this much snow since the famous Blizzard of '77. Everyone is stuck in their homes.

    • Mark Twain
      Mark Twain 4 months ago +2

      I remember the Winter of 1977...that was one hell of a storm! Blizzard indeed!

  • Herb Fodor
    Herb Fodor 4 months ago +3

    The young are finding out what we older folks had to deal with every Winter It was also much colder than too.

  • Lc g
    Lc g 4 months ago +33

    This Is a Toronto snow storm. The city snow plows were caught sleeping.

  • Monii G
    Monii G 4 months ago

    Omg , I love snow , beautiful and hardly for communities , but last time saw snow 9 years ago.

  • Shauka Hodan
    Shauka Hodan 4 months ago

    It takes a “historic” snowfall for my workplace to actually close 🙄

  • LazyCouchPotatoEntertainment©

    Only true Canadians Enjoy this weather
    You see real happy smiling faces....

    • Whittaker BS
      Whittaker BS 4 months ago

      Exactly

    • RK
      RK 4 months ago

      @Ѕқџ Gęṃἱחἱ 😂 😂 and identified yourself as Caridian 😂 😝

    • Edgedamage01
      Edgedamage01 4 months ago

      Shoveled my driveway and went for a walk to Starbucks than shoveled again great day

    • Jeric White
      Jeric White 4 months ago

      @Ѕқџ Gęṃἱחἱ carabiadian

    • Cameron Bell
      Cameron Bell 4 months ago +2

      @Marshalee Chambers that's when you know you're true Canadian;)

  • Charming nowhere to hide

    It takes a “historic” snowfall for my workplace to actually close

  • Xsy's Journey
    Xsy's Journey 4 months ago +3

    Hats off to those who had to go to work today to keep the city running 🙂

  • Alex Trip
    Alex Trip 4 months ago

    Glad I missed this storm

  • Milagros Manansala
    Milagros Manansala 4 months ago +1

    Stay Safe every one ☝️

  • Jason James B
    Jason James B 4 months ago +63

    Historic? This was normal when I was a kid back in the 80's and 90's

    • begley09
      begley09 4 months ago

      Don't even have to go that far back, early 2000's I remember as a kid getting this much snow in a day.

    • Jason James B
      Jason James B 4 months ago

      @Myguy Kaikai sounds like your just learning!...Newer too old!

  • Mariah Makinen
    Mariah Makinen 4 months ago +1

    I live in SW Ontario, we got maybe 2 inches and its all light and fluffy.

    • Ѕқџ Gęṃἱחἱ
      Ѕқџ Gęṃἱחἱ 4 months ago

      I live in Cambridge and we got at least 10 or 12 cms. Not fluffy or light. Maybe you'd like to shovel my driveway.

    • Anne Toronto
      Anne Toronto 4 months ago

      I got almost 2 feet of snow ❄️ I’m close to Steeles and 401, the snow banks are over 3 feet after shoveling. More is coming on Wednesday and the weekend.

  • Patrick .K
    Patrick .K 4 months ago +1

    As a Quattro owner I went out and laughed at the weather

  • misolou fout
    misolou fout 4 months ago

    It takes a “historic” snowfall for my workplace to actually close

  • IshowSpeed Fan
    IshowSpeed Fan 4 months ago +4

    To the person reading this: Even though I don’t know you, I wish you the best of what life has to offer💚

    • E
      E 4 months ago

      Right back at you 💜

  • Tribute to Canada
    Tribute to Canada 4 months ago

    It was quite the storm, indeed!

  • Dominic Glisinski
    Dominic Glisinski 4 months ago

    My boss texted me and said stay home as I haul dangerous goods. I spent the day plowing snow and took the team and sleigh out for a drive up our road. Never stranded with horses!

  • Linda W
    Linda W 4 months ago

    😆 Please keep it with you. Now you know what we on the East Coast went thru January 2020. Survived Snowmageddon 2020, so this little dump of snow isn't anything. Hopefully you don't have more in the forecast. Stay safe everyone!

  • Philip Davies
    Philip Davies 4 months ago

    Was like that very often growing up in Brampton

  • B molitor
    B molitor 4 months ago +37

    "stranded in their homes" - it's called a snow day. Kick back and relax at home. Have some soup. Go out and shovel a judicious bit, come back in and have some more soup. Rinse and repeat. Come on Toronto...

    • Jeric White
      Jeric White 4 months ago +1

      These guys report the news with the best buzz words in the biz. Get used to it

  • Theresa75
    Theresa75 4 months ago +22

    You would swear Toronto wasn't part of CANADA! The rest of the country calls this Monday.

  • MollmollYt
    MollmollYt 4 months ago

    Yeah I live here this is so hard. To deal with

  • ngoma
    ngoma 4 months ago

    Love the 4 wheeler plow!

  • GERALT OF RIVIA
    GERALT OF RIVIA 4 months ago +1

    This is like a regular winter in Newfoundland

  • NENCY- 👈𝓕**СК МЕ - СНЕ𝓒𝓚 𝓜𝓨 Р𝓡0𝓕𝓘𝓛Е 💗

    Haven't seen this much snow fall at one time in well over a decade. Got stuck at the end of my drive way, drove right back in and said F that

  • Big_Adam_2050
    Big_Adam_2050 4 months ago +8

    Can we talk about the dudes snowblowing with the chute just pointing forward? Like ... dude what are you doing?

  • C R
    C R 4 months ago +68

    Is it just me or is what we used to call winter weather now called a “storm” and everyone begins to moan and relay tales of near death accidents, etc that they imagine could happen. Well, they could! Quit yer whining and get the damned stuff cleared, when you can. Until then, remember winter means snow and cold weather and stop making everything a freak of nature.

    • Jesse Thomas
      Jesse Thomas 4 months ago +1

      You’re right. But they’re simply selling you a problem you don’t have so that they can start marketing you the solution you never needed.

    • Carole Anne Kerr
      Carole Anne Kerr 4 months ago +1

      So true, I live with my adult daughter in Vancouver, BC. We had been reminecing and missing winters in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Thx for your videos

    • Jeff Taylor
      Jeff Taylor 4 months ago +2

      Well said.

    • Shelley (but you can call me Shell)
      Shelley (but you can call me Shell) 4 months ago +8

      It is not just you. I am in my mid 50's. The snow in winter used to fall 6 to 8 inches, overnight into early a.m., and it was called December, January , February weather. And we'd usually get a winter storm in March, also.
      Snowball fights waiting for the school bus when we didn't get a snow day. And, if it wasn't necessary to go to work, on the weekends, (or during the week) the parents stayed off the roads on bad weather days, so as to not get into accidents. It was called common sense. Not so common anymore.

  • 123453057
    123453057 4 months ago +6

    When I worked as a paramedic covering hwy 400 from barrie to crooked bay rd, we would call this a normal storm.

    • ken lompart
      ken lompart 4 months ago

      Barrie doesn't have a fraction of the population the GTA has, comparing the two is ridiculous.

  • Jr cia Cia
    Jr cia Cia 4 months ago

    Awesome love the snow more

  • Ivano Stellato
    Ivano Stellato 4 months ago

    weather modification and control is well within your skill set

  • Roman Regman
    Roman Regman 4 months ago +1

    I wonder what happened to the brave nation who used to park its cars in winter and start the engines of SNOW-mobiles.

  • Dusong Yu (Mortgage Agent)

    Never seen this much of snow in 24 hours

  • Matt B
    Matt B 4 months ago +13

    this is why I love my Subaru. with winter tires just plow straight through everything

    • Nopleaseno
      Nopleaseno 4 months ago

      @Wise Acres you are my hero. Those cars are so expensive to buy these days. 👍

    • Kelli Lynch
      Kelli Lynch 4 months ago +3

      Have my Toyota Trd off road with winter tires, it's a beast in this type of weather, love it.

    • z34-Slav
      z34-Slav 4 months ago

      And who says Subaru's aren't reliable 🤣

  • Frank Huynh
    Frank Huynh 4 months ago

    so much snow!!!

  • Maddog Slone
    Maddog Slone 4 months ago +6

    Wow you call this a Snow storm. Sorry you missed out on the storms in the 70's and 80's this is low level

  • Tracy Peressini
    Tracy Peressini 4 months ago

    OMG ... it snowed in Canada! I'm shocked. Just stay home and dig out!

  • Dave Richards
    Dave Richards 4 months ago +2

    I hope all those stuck, and still might be in their cars weren't in full electric cars who might have run out power to keep themselves warm. Let's all go electric.

    • Northern Media
      Northern Media 4 months ago +1

      Electric cars can keep themselves warm for a few days on a full charge (and almost all leave the house on a full charge because your garage is your gas station). Another point is that electric cars use electricity to power the motor only when it's needed, you don't waste fuel like a combustion engine does by idling.
      Absolutely think we should go all electric (or preferably all hydrogen), I'd imagine a Rivian truck would've handled perfectly fine yesterday morning

    • FRACTURED VISION
      FRACTURED VISION 4 months ago

      Didn’t u get the memo, cars run out of gas same as batteries deplete.
      Also, Einstein, EV vehicles can run a heater for days, assuming you got a charge before embarking, just like you get gas.
      Let’s all act stupid, and think we sound smart because of how dumb we are, like Dave Richards.

  • N̷e̲̅p̷̅h̲i̷̲̅l̷̲i̷̲̅m̷̲̅

    funny, when i was growing up this was a normal winter.. now its a massive snow storm.

  • Dan
    Dan 4 months ago +11

    I’m going to ride my motorcycle to work today in Victoria. Have fun ya’ll.😃👍🏾👍🏾

  • Sam G
    Sam G 4 months ago +51

    Historic storm? It's a dumping not a historic storm. They make it sound like we have never had snow like this before. Now every time we get some rain or snow, they scream hysteria and blame it all on climate change. Welcome to a Canadian Winter

    • Audrée & Jamie
      Audrée & Jamie 4 months ago +3

      @mrpotatohead and hisfantastic eyebrows Not true. For almost 30 years Ive driven on the most extreme snow and ice roads in North America and the snow in my backyard is usually up to my waist. These roads are horrible and very dangerous to drive on and this is most definitely a lot of snow all at once. No matter where you live the snowplows cannot keep up in such stormy conditions.

    • Concrete
      Concrete 4 months ago +1

      It's always sensationalized to drive ad revenue!

    • Reignman
      Reignman 4 months ago +4

      And where are the plows? That's really the only thing keeping the roads looking like that

  • Fire Snow
    Fire Snow 4 months ago

    I normally use leaf blower to clear my driveway and cars when it's powdered ❄

  • cnmmd qiuoo
    cnmmd qiuoo 4 months ago

    "If you don't have to go anywhere, don't stay home today" LOL C'mon!

  • Charles in charge.
    Charles in charge. 4 months ago +1

    With love from Long Beach California. 📡👽🇺🇸 RUN!!! Stay home. 🙃

  • GNR 1978Forever
    GNR 1978Forever 4 months ago

    I wish I had a snowblower yesterday. Im heading out and buying one today

  • VineDresser2013
    VineDresser2013 4 months ago +1

    And no snow plows… I literally saw only 3 snow plows today..

  • Chris Lim
    Chris Lim 4 months ago +1

    How do you do a report on snow when your in Canada...

  • Coroa Entertainment
    Coroa Entertainment 4 months ago +11

    Imo, if everyone had snow tires on (instead of using "all season" tires for winter), and they drove carefully, there would be a whole lot less cars and trucks in ditches and stuck on slight road inclines. Winter is a joy to drive in (even in this type of snowfall), IF you and your vehicle are prepared for it. It's pretty clear many Torontonians are not.

  • Ben Jovic
    Ben Jovic 4 months ago +5

    Unacceptable. The plows had 1 job to do. Clear the roads. We pay our taxes to the government and the government outsource it to a private company that can't do their simple job. I was stuck on the 401 for 5hours on my way to work. It's usually a 20mins drive. I feel bad for all the truck drivers stuck on the 401, they still have to finish their route and they will probably be sleeping in their trucks.

    • Pe Vo
      Pe Vo 4 months ago +6

      They were doing their job. Or at least tried to. But when a bunch of idiots constipate the highway with trucks and ill-equipped cars without snow tires and the plows can't even get through, it becomes impossible for the plows to do their thing. If everyone had just not been in a rush to go forward with their day as if nothing had happened with respect to the weather, everyone would have been two hours late for work, but they all would have made it. If you were stuck on the highway, you were part of the problem.

  • Xb25spider
    Xb25spider 4 months ago

    It even thunder during this snow storm. 😊

  • Mood-Master Flex
    Mood-Master Flex 4 months ago +1

    "If you don't have to go anywhere, don't stay home today" LOL C'mon!

  • Zet Winter
    Zet Winter 4 months ago

    very best from Switzerland , let it snow!

  • HALON747
    HALON747 4 months ago +3

    Highway 401...world's biggest parking lot.

  • toijg avnnr
    toijg avnnr 4 months ago

    When its hot or stormy outside its climate change, when its record cold or record snow its just weather. Got it!

  • Amy Dong
    Amy Dong 4 months ago

    I am in Vancouver and I am JEALOUS!!!

  • kellyoradio
    kellyoradio 4 months ago +2

    "I'm from India...I should have bought a Jeep."

  • Gregory Shufelt
    Gregory Shufelt 4 months ago +1

    What did they do the last time this happened? Just repeat!

  • Rose Ranger
    Rose Ranger 4 months ago

    This is not as bad as the 1970s I had to walk 7 miles from school in Catholic skirts!!

  • JustCurious
    JustCurious 4 months ago +28

    Dillon wasn't clearing snow, he was having fun. How often to you get to legally drift your ATV on city streets?

    • Jennifer Rodriguez
      Jennifer Rodriguez 4 months ago

      lmfao dead

    • JustCurious
      JustCurious 4 months ago

      @sudoku1966 Regardless, he appeared to be having fun 🙂🙃🙂

    • sudoku1966
      sudoku1966 4 months ago +2

      I think he was hamming it up for the camera, wasn't he?

  • Raiko F. C
    Raiko F. C 4 months ago +5

    The rest of Canada could be packed by snow day buy day, no worries, when Canadian centre of Universe gets hit it is D-day.

  • TAZZ B
    TAZZ B 4 months ago

    now you know how we feel in the western provences

  • Kevin Sullivan
    Kevin Sullivan 4 months ago

    It looks like they only got about 1 foot of snow maximum and that was mostly in snowdrifts. They just aren't prepared for real winter storms anymore. The amount of traffic these days does not help. During the 1970s and 1980s a big winter storm was 2 or 3 feet of snow, and 4 to 5 foot drifts.

  • Doolz
    Doolz 4 months ago

    @4:08 "If you don't have to go anywhere, Don't stay home today" lmao

  • Ksa
    Ksa 3 months ago

    Same weather here in Europe, Finland

  • R Phuche
    R Phuche 4 months ago +2

    feel sorry for all the homeless ..

  • Susan Elezebeth
    Susan Elezebeth 4 months ago +1

    Better to be stranded at home than on a highway in this mess! This is how winters always used to be. Canadians got spoiled by easy winters need to get back in the groove!!

  • IKhan
    IKhan 4 months ago +2

    This was normal in the 80s and 90s. Also, I laughed so hard seeing all the idiots stuck on the highway.

  • Sugma Digg
    Sugma Digg 4 months ago

    Haven't seen this much snow fall at one time in well over a decade. Got stuck at the end of my drive way, drove right back in and said F that

  • R mort
    R mort 4 months ago +27

    imagine being stuck in an electric car with no heat

    • Simon Proulx
      Simon Proulx 4 months ago

      Electric cars have heating what are you talking about??

    • FRACTURED VISION
      FRACTURED VISION 4 months ago

      @Ivan Do Get off the toilet.

    • FRACTURED VISION
      FRACTURED VISION 4 months ago

      @Ska Sc What a concept.
      Amazing how being smart is so easy, when you're not living to be a poster child of agendas.

    • Ska Sc
      Ska Sc 4 months ago +1

      Imagine checking the weather before you travel.

    • Ivan Do
      Ivan Do 4 months ago +1

      Get off the road.

  • Da Pro Ya Know
    Da Pro Ya Know 4 months ago +2

    Anybody dumb enough to go to work in this kind of weather deserves to be stuck in the snow for 8 hours

  • Drew
    Drew 4 months ago +2

    2 words from an experienced winter driver... Bridgestone Blizzak