Weather Update – Northwestern Ontario – Snow and Rain

Weather

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Damp weather across Northwestern Ontario for ‘Orange Shirt Day’ – with rain in Thunder Bay and snow in parts of the far north.

There is snow followed by rain in the forecast for Pickle Lake. Environment Canada says for Pickle Lake, that there are periods of snow ending this morning then cloudy with 40 percent chance of drizzle or rain showers this morning and early this afternoon.
Periods of rain beginning this afternoon. Snowfall amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. High plus 4. UV index 2 or low.
For Marten Falls / Ogoki Post – where readers are telling us there is snow on the ground the forecast is similar to Pickle Lake.
Thunder Bay is calling for periods of rain with a risk of a thunderstorm. Wind east 20 km/h. High 13. UV index 2 or low.
We are far more fortunate than parts of Alberta where there are up to five feet of snow that have fallen at higher elevations. An hour ago, Sunshine Village near Banff Alberta is posting on social media that they are starting to “Farm snow” in anticipation of their November 8, 2019 opening date.