New Year's Eve Forecast
Below is a look at what to expect on Friday evening.
On New Year's Eve, there will be no major weather systems of note across Atlantic Canada.
We could see some showers of flurries across the southern and central sections of Nova Scotia but mostly fair skies are expected.
Quebec and Ontario
A weather system departing northern Ontario will move into western Quebec. It will provide snow for central sections of the province and some sporadic flurries to the south.
The majority of Ontario looks fair, we could see a passing shower along the shores of Lake Ontario.
Prairies and British Columbia
A high centred over southwestern Saskatchewan will keep skies clear and biting cold temperatures. Good weather to see the fireworks but bundle up!
Evening conditions should be fair for most of British Columbia but a low will move in overnight bringing snow and rain to most of the province.
Fireworks Safety Tips
Only adults should use handle fireworks
Never use fireworks while impaired
Never hold lighted fireworks in your hands
Do not light them indoors
Only use them away from people, houses and flammable material
Only light one device at a time and maintain a safe distance after lighting
Do not try to re-light or handle malfunctioning fireworks
Soak both used and unused fireworks in water for a few hours before discarding
Keep a bucket of water nearby to fully extinguish fireworks that don't go off or in case of fire
Never use illegal fireworks