Total Snowfalls up Up To 25 CM in Forecast
THUNDER BAY – Weather – 06:00EST – Across Northern Ontario, and Thunder Bay weather warnings have been issued by Environment Canada.
The weather service reports “A low pressure system developing over Oklahoma will track northeast reaching Lake Superior tonight and James Bay Thursday evening. An area of snow is expected to move into Superior West near midday and spread into Superior North this afternoon then northeast towards Geraldton and Kapuskasing early this evening. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm will be possible by the time the snow tapers off on Thursday. In addition, brisk and gusty winds will likely accompany the storm reducing visibilities in blowing snow”.
For the Kapuskasing region, snow may briefly change to ice pellets and freezing rain then rain early Thursday morning before temperatures drop and a transition back to flurries occurs.
Along the North Shore of Lake Superior – Freezing rain is in the forecast.
Further North in Attawapiskat, 15 to 20 cm of snow are in the forecast for tonight and Thursday.
As of 06:00 on Wednesday, there has only been a trace of snow in Thunder Bay. The weather has started impacting Minneapolis in Minnesota. Snow in the state has started.
Thunder Bay Calendar Parking in Effect
Calendar Parking Regulations come into effect on Wednesday, Dec. 4. “Based on the snowfall over the past week and the forecast of more snow later this week, we must now begin to enforce winter parking restrictions,” said James Coady, Manager Parking Authority.
Calendar Parking enforcement applies to residential streets. Restrictions will be in effect for streets subject to Calendar Parking restrictions from 9 am until 5 pm. The restrictions are necessary to allow for quick and effective winter road maintenance.
Under the By-law, the start and end dates of Calendar Parking are based on weather conditions in November and March. Unless waived by the Parking Authority in consultation with the General Manager of Infrastructure & Operations, parking restrictions will be enforced until March 31.
Motorists are asked to take special care to follow calendar parking signs and priority route restriction signs.
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