Toronto Toddler Dies in the Bitter Cold After Wandering Away From Home

Dennis Mersereau · 02/19/15 06:29PM

A three-year-old Toronto boy died this afternoon after he wandered away from home in the middle of the night. The boy spent six hours exposed to the elements before rescuers found him behind a nearby home and rushed him to the hospital. Temperatures in Toronto dipped to -2°F this morning with a wind chill of -21°F.

What You Need to Know About This Weekend's Blizzard in New England 

Dennis Mersereau · 02/13/15 05:08PM

If you're unlucky enough to live in the snowiest region of the country this year, chances are you don't need any introduction to what's going to happen this weekend. Up to two feet of heavy, wind-driven snow will blast coastal New England on Sunday, making travel impossible and possibly producing some damage along the way.

Get Ready: Bitterly Cold Weather Will Grip the Eastern U.S. Next Week

Dennis Mersereau · 01/02/15 04:56PM

An intense outbreak of cold weather will descend on the eastern two-thirds of the country next week, with widespread low temperatures in the single digits and below zero for a couple of days. Lows in the teens are even possible as far south as Alabama and Mississippi.

Adorable Little Dog Goes Bananas Playing in His First Snowfall

Dennis Mersereau · 09/09/14 09:14AM

A surprise early-season snowfall in Alberta yesterday sent snow-hating residents into conniptions and snow lovers brimming with joy. However, there is no way any human in Calgary enjoyed the snow as much as this cute little pup.

Atlantic Canada Is Next in Line for Hurricane Arthur on Saturday

Dennis Mersereau · 07/04/14 12:38PM

While almost all of the coverage of Hurricane Arthur in both the American and global media focused on the storm's impact on North Carolina, the storm is still churning in the Atlantic and it has its sights set on Atlantic Canada.

Why Do Weather Maps Ignore Canada?

Dennis Mersereau · 06/23/14 03:22PM

Weather doesn't stop at the borders, but you would never know it by looking at an American weather forecast. Our friends north of the border are inundated with our forecasts, but rarely do they actually benefit from the information. Why do our weather maps stop at the border?

Special Weather Statement: It's Gonna Be Sunny, Eh

Dennis Mersereau · 04/10/14 04:20PM

Environment Canada, the equivalent to the National Weather Service for our neighbors to the north, issued a special weather statement for much of southern British Columbia on Thursday afternoon to let everyone know that it's going to be sunny this weekend.

Impending Nor'easter Will Be Devastating for Atlantic Canada

Dennis Mersereau · 03/24/14 05:14PM

The impressive nor'easter that's slated to develop on Tuesday and Wednesday and rake parts of New England with heavy snow and strong winds will likely prove devastating to the Atlantic provinces of eastern Canada. The storm is expected to drop to a barometric pressure equivalent to that of a category 3 hurricane as it approaches Nova Scotia on Wednesday, bringing with it the potential for two feet of snow, winds well over hurricane force, incredible waves, and a fair amount of coastal flooding.