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Winter Series | Ice-Storm 2013, ST. CATHARINES (22 Photos)

We didn’t seem to get hit as hard here in the Niagara Region as the Kingston, Toronto and Hamilton regions. Kingston, Toronto and Eastern Ontario had major power outages. As we were writing this post, up to 350,000 homes have been reported by Hydro One to be without power – which could take up t o 72 hours to repair.  Arthur, Ontario has 4cm of ice, (almost 2 inches)!

Even a centimetre of ice writes the weather network, coating a heavily-laden tree branch can cause it to snap and fall on either a vehicle or a power line. Here now are some pictures we’ve taken in a nearby neighbourhood in northern St. Catharines capturing the ice storm of 2013.

I was still learning how to use my camera...

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