THUNDER BAY – Snow is headed back into Northern Ontario. Environment Canada has updated its earlier alerts to Snowfall Warnings this afternoon. A Winter Storm starting in Saskatchewan and into parts of Manitoba is also going to impact Northwestern Ontario.
Snowfall Warnings in effect for:
- Marathon – Schreiber
- Nipigon – Rossport
- Pickle Lake – Cat Lake
- Armstrong – Auden – Wabakimi Park
- Wawa – Pukaskwa Park
- White River – Dubreuilville
Significant snowfall expected tonight through Thursday.
Snow will begin late overnight tonight. Heavier snow is then expected for Thursday. Snowfall amounts will be in the range of 15 to 20 cm.
The snow will begin to taper off through the evening or overnight hours Thursday night.
While the storm has warnings out in Manitoba right up to the Ontario boundary, there are as yet no warnings issued for the far west of the region.
Snow for Thunder Bay
For the City of Thunder Bay on Thursday, the weather service is calling for periods of snow with accumulation amounts of 2 to 4 cm. Winds will become southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 in the morning then light late in the afternoon. Thursday’s high minus 2. Wind chill minus 16 in the morning and minus 7 in the afternoon.
For Thursday night in Thunder Bay the forecast is calling for periods of snow ending in the evening then partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries. Winds of up to 15 km/h. Low minus 14. Wind chill minus 5 in the evening and minus 22 overnight.