Winter Storm Warning Update Six – December 27/18

City of Thunder Bay Snow Clearing Crews have started clearing major streets
City of Thunder Bay Snow Clearing Crews have started clearing major streets

City of Thunder Bay Snow Clearing Crews have started clearing major streets
City of Thunder Bay Snow Clearing Crews have started clearing major streets

THUNDER BAY – Twelve centimetres of snow has fallen in Thunder Bay since last night. Road conditions across the city are slippery. If you don’t need to make a trip, then consider waiting.

The City of Thunder Bay advises that “Currently resources are plowing mainlines roads and sidewalks and will return tonight to plow these routes again. Resources will focus today on maintaining these routes”.
Once mainlines plowing is complete resources will move to start plowing the local streets, sometime tomorrow morning.”

“Local street plowing should take approximately 72 hours to complete or sometime Sunday and sidewalk clearing should be completed by Tuesday”.

The storm warning continues:

11:11 AM EST Thursday 27 December 2018
Winter storm warning in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay

Major winter storm to affect the region today through to Friday morning.

Snow at times heavy is expected to continue over portions of Northern Ontario today and persist into Friday. Total snowfall accumulations of 20 to 35 cm are possible with the highest amounts expected near Lake Superior. Strong northeast winds gusting to 60 km/h will develop overnight resulting in reduced visibility due to blowing snow.

Conditions should improve Friday morning.

Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve.