THUNDER BAY – Weather NOW – Environment Canada has ended the Special Weather Statement for Thunder Bay. It is starting to appear that the major storm that was being forecast to hit the City of Thunder Bay will not hit the city with the amounts of snow that were originally forecast.
The Weather Service is now stating Thunder Bay will receive snow flurries amounting to two to four centimetres. There will however be blowing snow, and winds from the east at 40 km/h with gusts to 60km/h. The high today will be at the freezing mark.
For this evening, the forecast is calling for a few flurries ending later tonight. There will be more blowing snow early this evening. Winds are forecast to be from the east at 40 km/h gusting to 60 becoming northeast 20 early this evening and then light after midnight. The low is forecast to be – 4.
The strong winds have a Gale Warning in effect for Lake Superior. Waves on the open areas of the lake are expected to be two to three metres in height at their peak.