Stratford News Special Weather Statement in effect for southern Perth County SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Sunday, Dec. 5th, 2021 (Image supplied by Vista Stock Image). It could be a messy drive into work to start your week. Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Statement for southern Perth County, including Stratford and Mitchell, with snow, freezing rain, and rain mixed together expected. The rain is expected to continue on and off throughout Monday before making way for flurries and snow squalls Monday night. The weather is expected to warm up throughout the week with rain and a high of 7 in the forecast for Saturday.