UPDATE: Snowfall warning for Toronto & west GTA has ended

Areas in Toronto close to Lake Ontario were expecting up to 25 cm of snow by Sunday morning.

Snowfall and winter storm warnings have ended for Toronto and the rest of the GTA. 

Environment Canada called off the warnings early Sunday morning. 

Areas close to Lake Ontario, including in Toronto, were expecting up to 25 cm of snow by this morning, but total snowfall amounts have not been updated since Saturday night. 

In Toronto, about 200 salt trucks and 600 plows were deployed on Saturday to clear the roads. They are still working on the clean-up this morning. 

The storm is believed to be the reason for several collisions, including a near 30-car pileup in Mississauga

Another multi-vehicle accident happened on the SB DVP near Don Mills early Sunday morning. 

The OPP tweeted that at one point on Saturday, they were receiving about 50 accident reports each hour. Sgt Dave Woodford says he hasn't seen that many accidents in his more than 30 years with the force. 

By about 10 p.m., the OPP said they had responded to over 525 calls for service in the GTA and Central Region and received over 2100 calls into the Comm. Centre.

Toronto Hydro has been reporting power outages. For more information, go to the company's website. 

If you are travelling, you should also check your flight status this morning at Pearson airport and Billy Bishop airport.

The following are the snowfall amounts recorded by Environment Canada on Saturday, before more snow fell Sunday morning. 

Location                     event snowfall totals in centimetres

Windsor                              24

Kingsville                           21 (as of 3 PM)

New Glasgow                          14 (as of 5 PM)

Delhi                                17 (approximate)

Thorold (south of St. Catharines)    27

St. Catharines                       17 (as of 6 PM)

Grimsby                              24

Hamilton                             18 to 20

Burlington                           30 (unofficial)

Grimsby                              24

Oakville                             23 cm (as of 6 PM)

Toronto downtown                     18 (approximate)

Toronto (riverdale)                  17 (approximate as of 10 PM)

Toronto (East York)                  16 (approximate as of 10 PM)

Toronto Pearson Airport              11

Thornhill                            13

Vaughan                              13

Brampton                             14

Kitchener                            10 (as of 11 PM)

Ottawa Airport                       11

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  1. Peter posted on 12/13/2013 11:09 AM
    To Michelle:

    Thank you for the weather advisory Michelle.

    I guess it is better to be snowed out the week before Christmas then we can enjoy good driving and traveling at Christmas.
    10 to 15 cm equates to 4" to 6"

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