Across Northwestern Ontario, snow and rain are impacting travel

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Weather Warning Freezing Rain

Weather WarningTHUNDER BAY – Across Northwestern Ontario, snow and rain are impacting travel. While the freezing rain warning for Thunder Bay has ended, across the region there remains weather warnings in effect.

For Kenora, Dryden, Sioux Lookout, Red Lake, Ear Falls, Big Trout Lake – Kasabonika, Sachigo Lake – Bearskin Lake, Fort Severn: Environment Canada reports, “A strong weather system is approaching Northern Ontario. Snow associated with this system has already reached the Sandy Lake area and will continue to spread northward reaching Trout Lake just after midnight and Fort Severn Sunday morning. The snow will be heavy at times. Additionally, strong winds may result in occasional blowing snow in exposed areas. The snow will taper off by Monday. Total snowfall amounts are expected to be in the 15 to 25 cm range.

Freezing Rain Warnings are in place across the north shore of Lake Superior.

From Kenora heading east, highways are partially snow covered with slushy and icy sections. Check the latest highway conditions before heading out today. Visit NNL Road Conditions for the latest reports from the Ministry of Transportation.

Across Western Canada residents are digging out from the winter storm. In Winnipeg, flights were cancelled from the international airport. For travelers into and out of Thunder Bay International Airport, as of 06:00AM on Sunday morning all flights are reported on time. Visit Thunder Bay International Airport to check on the status of your flight.

Warm weather is forecast for Thunder Bay, with Remembrance Day highs expected to be 11C.