First Snowfall of the 2020 Season


Overnight on Sunday November 30, 2020, Collingwood saw its first major snowfall of the season! Parents and kids everywhere are frantically pulling out their heavy winter gear and looking for their second glove.

Parts of Collingwood got up to 1.5 ft!! This accumulation a result of a strengthening low pressure system is a December 1 present to eager ski and snowboard athletes. While ski clubs in the area have yet to make firm opening date announcements in light of fluid COVID changes, our holiday lists are full of wishes to be on the slopes by Christmas.

Today’s dense and heavy snowfall in early December is hopefully a sign of snowy weather to come. The Almanac predicts 2020-2021 Southern Ontario winter snowfall to be much above normal, with the snowiest periods in mid-December, early to mid-January, and early to mid-March.  A silver(white) lining for skiers and boarders everywhere in an otherwise pretty dark year…

Looking out the window in Collingwood tonight is more snow. Up to 15 cm more is expected in high terrain areas, with strong northerly winds gusting near 60 km/h, particularly near Georgian Bay. Perfect driving conditions.

Stay informed on Collingwood’s major snowfalls, and cheer on the powder! @