Thunder Bay Winter Storm Clean Up Starts

Massive snow banks from the snow along Justice Avenue in the Fort William Business District
Massive snow banks from the snow along Justice Avenue in the Fort William Business District

Massive snow banks from the snow along Justice Avenue in the Fort William Business District
Massive snow banks from the snow along Justice Avenue in the Fort William Business DistrictWE

Thunder Bay Starts Digging Out

THUNDER BAY – UPDATED – 6:45EST – The winter storm warning has ended. Now Thunder Bay and communities across Northwestern Ontario are tasked with the job of cleaning up. Across the region, snow covered highways and roadways have up to 25 cm of snow. The amounts may be greater with drifting in some areas.

Thunder Bay School Update

Updated: 06:45EST  – All Lakehead area schools will remain open except for Crestview, Five Mile, Gorham & Ware, Kakabeka Falls, McKenzie, Nor’wester View, Whitefish, and Valley Central.

School Buses however are cancelled for today.

The snowfall warning as of 05:17AM EST is still in effect for Marathon, Hornpayne, Geralton, and Longlac. Also Aroland, Nakina and areas to the further north including Attawapiskat.

Winter Storm has moved past Thunder Bay

Air Travel Update

Travel Advisory – Dec 5, 2013 – Wasaya Airways os advising all our passengers travelling today of possible delays, misconnects, and cancellations due to poor weather forecasted for Northwestern Ontario. If you have any questions regarding your travel today, please direct them to your Northern community agent or you can contact our Reservations department at 1-877-492-7292.

For the latest reports from the Airport visit: NNL Flight Tracking.

There are a number of cancellations this morning at the Airport. Westjet Flight 130, along with Delta and KLM to Toronto at 6:30AM was cancelled.

Looking south along Victoria Avenue. Thunder Bay Road Crews are ploughing major roads first.
Looking south along Victoria Avenue. Thunder Bay Road Crews are ploughing major roads first.
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