THUNDER BAY – The snowfall warning for the City of Thunder Bay has ended. However about six centimetres of snow have fallen according to the Thunder Bay Airport, as of 2:00 AM. There are reports of far greater amounts outside the city. More snow is expected across the region today, but Environment Canada states that strong southerly winds are going to steer snow squall activity from Lake Superior into parts of the region.
Outside of the City of Thunder Bay snowfall warnings are still in effect, which will likely impact travel along highways in the region.
In the graphic from Environment Canada you can see that the warnings apply to the north shore of Lake Superior, including Nipigon, Red Rock, Marathon, and all the way to Wawa.
Travelers headed east on 11-17 are advised to check road conditions and decide if today is a good day for travel.
As of 8:15AM some flights at the Thunder Bay International Airport are delayed. However the majority of flights are on time. To check the status of your flight, visit; http://www.tbairport.on.ca.
All school buses are running and classes are on schedule for Thunder Bay students. For Thunder Bay area high school students, this is the last day of classes before exams start on Tuesday.
City of Thunder Bay road clearing crews are out, however it will likely take time for side streets to be cleared. Right now major arteries are being cleared. As sidewalk clearing is ongoing, drivers are advised to watch for pedestrians who may be walking on the roads.
Thunder Bay Transit is in full operation with only very minor delays.