Weather – Snow has Started as April 15th Winter Storm Continues

Posted 15 April 2018 by in Featured


Thunder Bay – WEATHER – Snow has started in Thunder Bay. The winter storm warning issued for across the region is still in effect. Environment Canada says as much as thirty centimetres of snow could be on the ground before this slow moving system finished.

Winter storm warning in effect for:

City of Thunder Bay
A major winter storm is expected.

A slow moving weather system approaching from southwest of the Great Lakes is expected to bring winter storm conditions tonight through Monday night.

Snow has begun near the eastern shores of Lake Superior and will spread northeastward through tonight.

Significant snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 cm as well as brisk winds gusting up to 50 km/h will result in localized blowing snow and difficult travel conditions today through Monday.

Environment Canada will continue to closely monitor this situation and provide further updates as the storm evolves.

Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.