Collingwood and the Weather

 

For all Canadians, talking about the weather is one of our great pastimes.  Weather discussions are often at the start of every conversation.  Over the back fence, on the train to work, at the hockey rink, weather is always part of regular banter among friends and strangers alike.  “How long did it take you to get home last night?”  “Cold enough for ya?”  “My heating bill is really creeping up this year.”  “What’s it’s suppose to be like this weekend?”

 

In the Collingwood area, weather impacts greatly how we conduct our lives.  It influences how we spend our time and what activities we take part in.  The right weather conditions bring more visitors to the area to enjoy all the outdoor recreation available and the beautiful nature attractions.

 

Weather also greatly influences the local economy.  It is difficult to over estimate the  importance of weather to businesses so highly dependant on tourism and the recreational market.

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3 Day Forcast

chancetstormsThursday
Partly cloudy skies this morning. Thunderstorms likely during the afternoon. High 23C. Winds SSE at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 80%.
POP:80
partlycloudyFriday
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 18C. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 km/h.
POP:10

partlycloudyFriday
Considerable clouds early. Some decrease in clouds later in the day. High 7C. Winds NW at 15 to 30 km/h.
POP:10