Storm warning in effect for Cambridge

Posted on Tuesday February 12, 2019

Update - Feb 13, 2019 - 7:00 a.m.

Environment Canada has issued a blowing snow advisory. Poor visibility caused by snow and blowing snow is expected in some locations today.

All City facilities are open for regular programming, including the Adult Day Program. The Medieval Festival at Allan Reuter has been cancelled. 

Winter operations crews have been out clearing and treating roads throughout the night and are all out out plowing city streets. Please continue to use caution and drive according to conditions.

Update - Feb. 12, 2019 - 2:20 p.m.

The winter storm warning is still in effect with much of the snow turning to ice pellets and freezing rain. Plow crews will be working throughout the evening and overnight as the Snow Event remains in effect until Feb. 13 at 11:59 p.m.

Due to the weather some closures and cancellations will occur starting at 4 p.m. Please note that Special Council and the Planning & Development Committee meetings will be going ahead as scheduled.

City facilities closed as of 4 p.m. (all programs cancelled)

  • John Dolson & WG Johnson centres
  • All Older Adult centres
  • Cambridge Centre for the Arts

City facilities that will remain open tonight

  • City Hall
  • Historic City Hall
  • All arenas


Feb. 12, 7:15 a.m.

Environment Canada continues to issue a winter storm warning for Cambridge. A winter storm with a combination of 10 to 20 cm snow, ice pellets and freezing rain is expected today into tonight.

City of Cambridge salt trucks are salting primary roads as needed. The Cambridge Fire Department and the City’s Emergency Management Team continue to monitor the situation closely.

At this time all of our centres are open. Only programs affected by school buses are cancelled, all others are running as scheduled. Staff will continue to monitor throughout the day.

Please use caution when travelling and take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.