THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – The long warm spell may well be coming to an end. Unseasonably warm November weather is likely to shift to snow.
Environment Canada has a special weather statement in effect for many parts of the Thunder Bay and surrounding region.
Special weather statement in effect for:
- City of Thunder Bay
- Savant Lake – Sturgeon Lake
- Sioux Lookout – Eastern Lac Seul
- Dryden – Vermillion Bay
- Ignace – English River
- Beardmore – Geraldton
- Nipigon – Red Rock
- Fort Frances – Atikokan
Around 5 to 8 cm of snow tomorrow and tomorrow night.
Precipitation is expected to spread into Northwestern Ontario overnight. The precipitation will begin as rain, however it is expected to change to snow Thursday morning in most areas, with the exception of the Atikokan – Upsala – Quetico, Thunder Bay and Superior West regions, where the change to snow will likely occur later in the afternoon or evening.
The snow is forecast to continue through most of Thursday night, then taper off from north to south before Friday morning.
Total snowfall amounts are expected to be in the 5 to 8 cm range, although a few locales could see up to 10 cm or so.
Roads may become slippery due to accumulating snow. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.