The Overview

We are enjoying a break from the frigid temps of the past while. But with this comes the risk of weather challenges. The dominant flow of weather is coming from the Gulf of Mexico, up the Ohio Valley and onto PSM closer to the weekend. The winds are turning to the East which is never good at any time of the year. The system headed our way is rotating counter-clockwise which we do not like to see as this gives the upper hand to warmer weather mixed with precipitation – and it will likely not be snow, starting early Saturday morning. This can change, as we know, should the North winds start to enforce their Winter rites and push over the rain, making it snow. Stay tuned fore the update tomorrow. Life is good. Where are those robins that are in Cincinnati? (Guess they are staying there fore a bit!)

The Radar Never Lies!

Our opening temperature starts at -9C(FL -11C) and it will rise to -0C (FL-2C) in the afternoon and then drop slightly to -4C (FL -9C) overnight. The big chill is out of the region fore a multi-day vacay. There will be a sunrise and then cloudy today.

The winds are turning unfriendly as we head to the weekend. They will be a light breeze from the SE today, but head directly out of the East tomorrow and into Saturday – not a good sign.

Daylight Hours

Sunrise – 7:46AM, Sunset – 5:11PM. We have gained 131 seconds of daylight since Winter Solstice. 57 days to Spring Equinox – March 20th.

Road Report

Some plows are out for routine maintenance. There is no snow so travel should be fine in most areas. The winds around GBay could bring blowing snow in open sections of highways. This will change as we head into the weekend with changeable weather coming.

School Bus Status

School bus report – no cancellations as the radar is clear. Bundle up – it is still cool out there. 

Snowmobile Report

OFSC is reporting over 15600 km of open trails. The trails are open around Algonquin Park in an ever increasing radius. More trails will open as we can expect more snow North of PSM starting today.
There are 77 days til green grass. We can tell by comments on social media that golfers are getting restless. The PGA show is in Orlando this week and all of the new products will be featured. The golf bug bite will continue to itch and needs to be scratched. You can play those holes today. The hi-def indoor simulator is operating and ready fore you and your foursome. If you want to play along with the PGA pros on Torrey Pines, this weekend is magic as they will be on the TV and you can be on our HiDef simulator playing……Torrey Pine! Book now! Now is the time to start getting the swing in shape fore opening day, or before you might be headed South fore a golf trip. Call the clubhouse 7056461060 to book your time.

This new snow is a welcome blanket fore the course to protect the unpredictable nature events that are dominating the weather landscape. This weekend will be another nail-biter as we hope that the weather mess currently pointed at us will change.

The Simulator is Open!

When the golf bug bites and you can’t find a tee deck open anywhere, what do you do? You head to Muskoka Highlands where we have a state of the art hi-def simulator at the ready fore your game. Make Torrey Pines your choice this weekend – play with the PGA Tour!

And if you want a gathering with golf involved, we have all sorts of games on the simmy that your entire group can play. Where do you think we have taken you fore this hole?

The Dogs

Dog Update – The new pup is a yellow male – Hendrik. He will be in Bracebridge on Jan 28th for the year. Many visits begin in 83 days!

Wizard is in the Autism Assist program. The trainers love him as he is so huggable!

We have heard from Angus and his owner Bill – great story that we will tell in the new year. Ancaster (Ellis) is hosting a major fundraiser in March. And Gavin continues to impress his new owner.

A Special Day In A Wonderful Setting

Weddings are a special day for many people involved. Here at Muskoka Highlands, we reduce that stress with attention to every detail.
But our distinguishing feature is our setting – both inside and out. The clubhouse is designed to hold about 85 guests and the picture shows how this can happen. For larger parties, we engage a tent professional to create a unique setting outside.

Do you want to feel the warmth of a timber-frame clubhouse? Drop us an inquiry – weddings@muskokahighlands.com. We will respond and we will work with you to make your day special.

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