Record Breaking Cold Temps in Cornwall Ontario JANUARY 1, 2018

Record Breaking Cold Temps in Cornwall Ontario JANUARY 1, 2018

Cornwall Ontario – The River City woke up to -30c temperatures,and that was before the wind chill!   The previous record was -26.7c set in 1962. Extreme cold warnings are in effect although it is gorgeous and bright out.   Extra care from the sun while driving is advised as well. We should see a high today […]

#OPP Warn of White Out Conditions on 401 as DEEP FREEZE to Last into New Years 123017

#OPP Warn of White Out Conditions on 401 as DEEP FREEZE to Last into New Years 123017

Cornwall Ontario – Freezing conditions continue Saturday and will into Sunday. The OPP put out a warning of white out conditions on the 401 from Kingston to Brockville. Overnight lows will feel like -40c.  The good news is that temps will warm up Tuesday…when we get hit with more snow! Please drive safe, watch out […]

Feels Like -40c FREEZING ALERT Cornwall Ontario DEC 28, 2017

Feels Like -40c FREEZING ALERT Cornwall Ontario DEC 28, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The River City nearly broke it’s record for coldest day.  As of 5AM the temperature is -29c with a high of only -20c predicted for Thursday as Eastern Ontario is held in the grip of a Polar Vortex which won’t end before the New Year. The record cold officially is -29.5c set […]

FREEZING COLD ALERT for Cornwall Ontario -28c 9:15 AM Dec 27, 2017

FREEZING COLD ALERT for Cornwall Ontario -28c 9:15 AM Dec 27, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Brr!   Did your car start?   Cornwall is in for a week of freezing temps as we’re hit by an Arctic Vortex! Expect lows near -30c into New Years as it will stay cold and sunny for nearly a week! Please limit your pets time outside as their toes can freeze fast at […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area 122217

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area 122217

Cornwall Ontario – After heavier than expected snowfall Friday, expect freezing rain and ice pellets into Saturday as temps warm up to a high of -2c tomorrow. Roads which already are difficult will be treacherous Saturday and should be avoided unless necessary.   CFN will be updating.  Please make this a safe, and joyous Christmas […]

CFN Weather Alert – SNOW FRIDAY Freezing Rain Saturday DEC 22, 2017

CFN Weather Alert – SNOW FRIDAY Freezing Rain Saturday DEC 22, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – The cold continues Friday with early morning temps feeling like -20c before the precipitation starts later in the day. Up to 10cm of snow will fall through Friday into Saturday morning before temperatures warm up leading to freezing rain and ice pellets.   Saturday will be a good day to read a book […]

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area BUSES CANCELLED – 121917

FREEZING RAIN ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Area BUSES CANCELLED – 121917

Cornwall Ontario – With temperatures warming up and rain coming down after yesterday’s snowfall, a FREEZING RAIN alert has been called for the area. Today’s high should reach 6c with an overnight low -1c. Sunny and cold for Wednesday with temps warming up and big snow dump expected for Friday. Warnings 5:09 AM EST Tuesday […]

SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED in Cornwall Ontario Area DECEMBER 12, 2017

SCHOOL BUSES CANCELLED in Cornwall Ontario Area DECEMBER 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario –   All school buses have been cancelled due to the heavy snow conditions we’ll be facing today in the Cornwall area. It’s -8c in Cornwall with higher than expected snowfall and wind.   Take care & stay tuned to CFN for more weather updates! Statements 3:06 AM EST Tuesday 12 December 2017 Special weather […]

SNOW ALERT – Winter to Hit Cornwall Area Hard Monday Night into Tuesday DECEMBER 12, 2017

SNOW ALERT – Winter to Hit Cornwall Area Hard Monday Night into Tuesday DECEMBER 12, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Here comes the snow!  Expect as many as 20cm of snowfall between Monday night and Wednesday morning as temps stay cold with a high tonight of only -10c before the snow really picks up. Wednesday and Thursday will see lows of near -20c!   Dress warm, drive safe, and please remember that pets […]

Bishop MacDonell Finishes Near Last of Fraser Institute Elementary School 2017 Rankings 121017

Bishop MacDonell Finishes Near Last of Fraser Institute Elementary School 2017 Rankings 121017

Cornwall Ontario – When you put politics ahead of kids you get the results that are this years report from the Fraser Institute ranking of 3,037 Ontario Primary schools.   Bishop Mac finished 2.997 out of 3,664 which is kinda scary.   Clearly our teachers and school boards get a failing mark for this year’s ratings overall. […]

2017 Cornwall & Area Naughty & Nice List Suggestions? 120718

2017 Cornwall & Area Naughty & Nice List Suggestions? 120718

Cornwall Ontario – It’s that time.   I get asked a lot as we get closer to this time of year if we’re run our naughty and nice list. This holiday season I thought I’d ask you, our amazing CFN viewers to post your suggestions and why?  They don’t have to be politicians.  They can be […]

First Snow to Hit Cornwall THURSDAY Weather ALERT 110917

First Snow to Hit Cornwall THURSDAY Weather ALERT 110917

Cornwall Ontario – Brr!  The River City area is waking up to below zero temps as we await our first snow of the season today. A cold snap has hit our area.  Expected mixed precipitation starting in the afternoon, and high winds. Our overnight low will be -9c.    Friday’s high is only expected to […]

FLOOD ALERT For Cornwall Ontario Region SUNDAY Oct 29, 2017

FLOOD ALERT For Cornwall Ontario Region SUNDAY Oct 29, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – Roads had some stretches of flooding early Sunday morning before the real rain arrived.  This writer saw a massive pool of water on Second Street at 8:30 AM near Food Basics. Over 100 mm of rain are expected to fall in the area before the storm eases up on Tuesday. Expect high […]

HEAT ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Region for SATURDAY Sept 23, 2017

HEAT ALERT for Cornwall Ontario Region for SATURDAY Sept 23, 2017

Cornwall Ontario – This  is not a joke.  We have a heat warning this weekend thanks to the good folks at Environment Canada! Expect a high of 31c Saturday in the Cornwall area with lows near 20c overnight.  No rain is expected until mid to late next week. Sunday through Tuesday may see temps rise […]

CFN September Sponsorship Donation Drive! Please Donate TODAY

CFN September Sponsorship Donation Drive!   Please Donate TODAY

Like all media today CFN faces revenue challenges.   We face more of them because of the City Hall led conspiratorial boycott of this newspaper.   It’s something that actually has damaged the economy of the entire community.  There is at this point no business reason to not advertise here as we publish our real […]

401 E Now Closed at Ingleside – Another Fatal Collision 090817

401 E Now Closed at Ingleside – Another Fatal Collision 090817

FATAL MOTOR VEHICLE COLLISION – ROADWAY CLOSED   (South Stormont) – Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers are currently at the scene of a two (2) vehicle fatal collision on Highway 401 Mile maker 769 (Ingleside), South Stormont Township.   Preliminary investigation has indicated that at approximately 12:30pm, a passenger vehicle travelling […]