Snow (or ice) coming?
Here’s a list of links to help you get through the day:
The latest forecast
- Check out our Ottawa weather page for forecasts, radar maps, weather warnings, and current conditions.
- Ian Black (from CBC Ottawa) usually has the latest and most accurate info re: weather in Ottawa.
- Here’s Environment Canada’s Weather Warnings.
- Follower our Twitter feed @ottawastart for timely updates.
- Check out what’s happening around the city on Ottawa’s webcams.
Traffic and bus cancellations
- The Ottawa Student Transportation Authority website posts info about school bus cancellations. Here’s a list of school bus cancellations for West Quebec.
- Check driving conditions, including local traffic cams and highway info for the 416 and 417, on our Ottawa traffic page. In particular, check out the Minstry of Transportation’s Eastern Ontario Road Conditions page.
- OC Transpo posts route cancellations & delays to their web sites
- Google Maps has a traffic layer showing how well (or how poorly) traffic is moving.
- You can see a map of power outages in Ontario via the Hydro One Storm Centre. Find local updates on Hydro Ottawa’s site.
Airport and train details
- If you’re flying somewhere or expecting visitors from out of town, here’s the link to flight information at the Ottawa Airport.
- You can check for VIA Rail delays here.
- Want to know when the plow is coming? Need to report a pothole? Wondering about who’s responsible for cleaning snow off your road or sidewalk? Check out this page about the City of Ottawa’s winter road maintenance.