The foundations to the winter season are already taking place across northern and central Canada with numerous storm systems producing wind and heavy snow. This is typical for this time of year as the jet stream not only strengthens, but begins to head further south as it divides the warm air from the cold stuff.
As we head into late October into early November, we can certainly get into lake effect snow situations across the Great Lakes with that first cold airmass over our warm lake waters. We don’t see any of that in the forecast as of now, but as the snow continues to pile up in Canada, it will make it easier for that cold air to slip south into the northern US. The magic of the seasons.
Here’s a look at the next 10 days worth of snowfall across North America: