Special Weather Statement Issued

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Special Weather Statement
Up to Ten Centimetres of Snow are expected by Thursday for the western half of Northwestern Ontario
Special Weather Statement
Up to Ten Centimetres of Snow are expected by Thursday for the western half of Northwestern Ontario

Weather Forecast Calling for Snow

THUNDER BAY – Weather – Up to ten centimetres of snow is in the forecast for the western side of Northwestern Ontario. Dryden, Kenora, Sioux Lookout, Fort Frances and Atikokan are all looking for the snowfall.

Environment Canada states, “A low pressure system developing over the Northern Prairie provinces will race southeastward to reach Lake Superior by Thursday morning. Snow associated with this system will begin this afternoon and continue for much of the night. Total snowfall accumulations of up to 10 centimetres are likely by Thursday morning”.

With the weather in the forecast, Wasaya Airways reports, “We would like to advise all our passengers travelling today of possible delays, misconnects, and cancellations due to poor weather forecasted for Northwestern Ontario this afternoon. If you have any questions regarding your travel today, please direct them to your Northern community agent or you can contact our Reservations department at 1-877-492-7292”.

Thunder Bay Forecast

Thunder Bay can expect some snow from the low pressure system. However the city is only looking at five centimetres of snow by Thursday morning. The snow will begin early this evening.

Snow will become lighter on Thursday with an additional two centimetres or so expected.

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