Winter Weather Update 11/19/14

Wednesday, November 19, 2014: Winter Weather Update – A blast of arctic air set off major lake-effect snowstorms across the Great Lakes snowbelt, affecting parts of New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. The region is seeing significant operational disruptions as a result, with power outages, road closures, and access to customer facilities being the main challenges. Delays are expected due to current weather conditions.


  • I-90 Winter Storm Warning
  • Tandem vehicles banned.
  • Due to severe weather, the Thruway is closed IN BOTH DIRECTIONS between Exit 46, Rochester, and Exit 61, Ripley. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes.
  • The I-190 Niagara Thruway is closed Southbound between Exit 16, I-290 and the I-90.

Service Impacts and Operational Limits

11_19 snow

Exeter, Ontario (limited service)
Ilderton, Ontario (limited service)
Thorndale, Ontario (limited service)
Stratford, Ontario (no service)
St Mary’s, Ontario (no service)
Goderich, Ontario (no service)

Reports of embargoed freeze protection service for shipments moving to, through, and from the following areas today:


Canadian Points: Winnipeg, MB