(NORTHERN ONTARIO) – As predicted, we are now in a “Snowfall Warning” scenario. Environment Canada has issued the snowfall warning, indicating that the snow is going to start flying overnight tonight. Roads are expected to be of poor quality and travel is highly advised against.
Environment Canada issued the snowfall warning shortly after 11:00 am this morning. Below is there warning. Earlier they excpected up to 30cm, but have now dialed it back to 25cm.
Snowfall warning in effect for:
- City of Thunder Bay
- Cloud Bay – Dorion
- Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake
- Beardmore – Jellicoe – Macdiarmid
- Marathon – Schreiber
- Nipigon – Rossport
- Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat
A long period of snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 25 cm is expected.
Snow is expected to develop tonight over Thunder Bay and begin Thursday morning over Marathon.
This snow will continue throughout the day on Thursday with winds increasing in the afternoon resulting in local blowing snow and poor driving conditions.
Total amounts of 15 to 25 cm can be expected by midnight Thursday.
Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop.
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