THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – There was a dusting of snow overnight in Thunder Bay.
Environment Canada is still predicting that there will be significant snowfall amounts expected this weekend.
The weather service reports, “The first Alberta clipper like disturbance which brought some snow to all regions last night will sail out of Northeastern Ontario into Southern Ontario, with snow becoming patchy and light in its wake. Meanwhile a second and stronger Alberta clipper will spread snow quickly into Northwestern Ontario this morning then across Lake Superior into Northeastern Ontario this afternoon. Most regions will receive a total of 10 to 15 cm of snow by Sunday morning. This is below the warning threshold of 15 cm per 12 hours”.
Snow is expected across the southern parts of Northwestern Ontario.
In the far north, Extreme Cold warnings are in effect.
Poor winter driving conditions from low visibility in the snow and occasional blowing snow in exposed areas are expected. Untreated roads will become snow covered and may become slippery. Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination.