Toronto braces for Snowmageddon 2013, rest of Canada laughs Aaron Hutchins on the talk about the weather Aaron Hutchins February 7, 2013 Follow @hutchins_aaron Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email 14 [View the story “Toronto panics over snow storm; rest of Canada laughs” on Storify] Toronto panics over snow storm; rest of Canada laughs Storified by Maclean’s Magazine· Thu, Feb 07 2013 19:40:31 Toronto is bracing for what could be its biggest snowstorm in five years. The city is expecting anywhere between 15 and 25 cm between Thursday night and Friday. Some flights have been cancelled out of both Pearson and Billy Bishop airports, while school boards are waiting until morning to decide on what to do about potentially cancelling buses and closing schools. Another computer model run is in & still puts a bullseye of heavy snow around Toronto. My forecast is for 30-35cm. http://pic.twitter.com/MJQgLAd0Anthony Farnell Ok, I’m gonna call it. Front page. Pictures of city dwellers fighting thru the snow. Whited out streets. Headline: BLINDING NEMO.Ana Matronic We’ve some crazy snow coming in2 Toronto tonite. I hear it came all the way up from Texas. Houston, we have a problem http://pic.twitter.com/Z8JkoBNWPeter G. Goral If "Blinding Nemo" isn’t on the front page of the Toronto Sun on Friday morning I will be so freaking disappointedJulianna Cummins Across the country, however, many were unimpressed that the snow was creating such havoc for Torontonians. A reminder to Toronto news media: WE LIVE IN CANADA. WE GET SNOW.Dan O’Toole Toronto: 30cm of snow forecast; city panics, empties stores. Halifax: 40cm of snow forecast; city groans, makes sandwich.Scott Simpson The Toronto snow panic has already begun. You’ll be alright down there. *pats Toronto on head*Robyn Bresnahan Snow in Toronto http://pic.twitter.com/dhO4lRnzJames Morton Toronto issues extreme weather warning bracing for 15cm of snow overnight. If u listen closely to the wind, u can hear St. John’s snicker.Matt Wells IT’S SNOWMAGEDDON! A SNOWTASTROPHE! SNOWPOCALYPSE NOW! THE BOOK OF SNOWVELATION!Andrew Coyne Like he didnt give a damm ! Biking away in the snow …. haha #toronto #snowfall #storm #weather http://pic.twitter.com/FoGR50hMA297 .@scott_stinson This is war. A war on snow. Names will be taken.Andrew Coyne @acoyne @scott_stinson Will Rob Ford be out shoveling folks’ sidewalks @CoreyBooker style?Martin Rayner Extreme Weather Death is descending on Toronto. I told my Moncton in-laws 25 cm of snow, and they replied "You mean inches, right?"Richard Whittall Toronto is about to get snow, call out the Army, lolKirk Kennedy Is Toronto a state of disaster yet? #snow #worstsnowstormsincelastweek #overreactionChris Fell Call in the military!! Toronto is expecting 25 cm of snow! Everything must shut down while the center of the universe prepares for disaster!Jeff Your joke about Toronto and snow/the military/other Canadian cities is *super* original. #yawnRachel Middleton People are freaking out about snow in Toronto – there’s more snow on most Ossington bar urinals than on the ground.John Sharkman Who remembers last year when the news said the biggest snow storm of all time is coming to Toronto and it ended up being just a regular dayGustavo Fring Snow Storm hits Toronto #Karachi http://pic.twitter.com/z7HfTZv4Ahmed Siddiqui And while some are worried that the snow storm could ruin weekend plans, especially those excited for the Lady Gaga concert on the weekend…. This stupid snow better stop asap. My ride to Toronto got cancelled. What if GO buses cancel? I need to see GaGa Saturday!!!!!!!!Shaunna M. @ladygaga brought the "worst snow storm in 5 years" to Toronto….only you mother monster…only youAleks Stojsavljevich Not liking that they have pushed the BIG Snow Storm back 12-18 hours. I have to drive to Toronto for #Gaga tomorrow. #CanadianProblemsStephen Robb …Maple Leafs fans have less to worry about. Big snowstorm in Toronto and here is our advice #Leafs http://pic.twitter.com/mUBC5rZVToronto Maple Leafs Twitter Facebook Google+ Share LinkedIn Reddit Email Filed under: extreme weather Advertisement About this author Aaron Hutchins Macleans.ca editor Aaron Hutchins writes about business, culture and the lives of Canadians. He once wrote a story about One Direction too, which makes him the resident boy band expert (reluctantly). Other articles The good and bad of boredom Last call for bartenders + 2 more posts this week Advertisement Post navigation Previous Read the best we have to offer with the new Maclean’s app. Next Hockey Day in Canada Quiz: Can you beat hockey legends at their own game?