February 13, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario DayStarter

Posted 13 February 2018 by in Day-Starter

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Good Morning!

Hotspot in Ontario: -6.7 °C19.9 °F Caribou Island
Cold spot in Ontario: -29.0 °C-20.2 °F Algonquin Park East Gate
Hotspot in Canada: 8.4 °C47.1 °F Cumshewa Island, BC
Cold spot in Canada: -48.3 °C-54.9 °F Hall Beach, NU

Thunder Bay – DAYSTARTER – Good morning Northwestern Ontario. The weather today across the region will be more seasonable. There are no weather alerts for Northwestern Ontario. For Thunder Bay we can expect cloudy skies with a 60 percent chance of flurries. Winds will become southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 early this afternoon. The daytime high if forecast at minus 6. The wind chill will make it feel like minus 31 this morning. As of 6:00 am it is -21c.

What Do You Need to Know?

FORT SEVERN – On Friday, February 9, 2018, a search warrant was executed in the First Nation of Fort Severn by members of the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) Guns and Gangs Unit with the assistance of the NAPS Emergency Response Unit and the Fort Severn Detachment. The warrant resulted in the seizure of 12 firearms – More.

THUNDER BAY – NEWS –
A fifty-five-year-old man is dead as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning. Thunder Bay Police and Thunder Bay Fire Rescue along with Superior EMS staff responded to a call in the 600 block of McTavish Street on Sunday. More.

THUNDER BAY – BUSINESS – DRAGONS’ DEN is calling on all aspiring entrepreneurs to present their business pitches for a chance to be featured next season on CBC. Beginning in Toronto on February 10, auditions will be open to the public, as producers hit the road visiting Canadian cities… More.

Gas Up for Less

The lowest prices for a litre of gasoline continue to be in Dryden. Fuel prices across the region range from $1.109  at the Co-op and the Safeway in Dryden, $1.219 at the Husky on Chipman Street in Kenora,  In Thunder Bay, the lowest price in the city is $1.219 at the Esso Station at  645 Arthur Street. Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices range from $1.069 at Bannons to $1.139 at First Class Gas. You can get the latest gas prices, including Grand Marias MN at GasPrices on NetNewsLedger.

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