A Winter Wallop Sets Sights on Thunder Bay

A Snowfall Warning is now in effect for Thunder Bay
A Snowfall Warning is now in effect for Thunder Bay
A Snowfall Warning is now in effect for Thunder Bay
A Snowfall Warning is now in effect for Thunder Bay

Winter Storm Bearing Down on Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – A Winter Wallop is forecast for Thunder Bay with up to 15 cm of snow now in the forecast for the city and alerts and warnings are out across the district.

Snowfall warning for Northern Ontario
updated by Environment Canada
at 3:02 p.M. EST Wednesday 16 December 2015.
Snowfall warning for:
=new= City of Thunder Bay
=new= Upsala - Raith
=new= Superior West
=new= Lake Nipigon - Wabakimi
=new= Nipigon - rossport
      Dryden - Ignace
      Sioux Lookout - Savant Lake.

Snowfall warning ended for:
      Fort Frances - Rainy Lake.

Snowfall, with total amounts of about 15 cm is expected.

Snow continues across northwestern Ontario. Total snowfall amounts of 15 centimetres will be likely today and tonight. Near 10 cm of snow have already been reported over some locales. Motorists should be prepared for hazardous winter driving conditions as a result of poor visibility in heavier snow and accumulating snow, and adjust their travel plans accordingly. Periods of light snow will linger on Thursday and another one or two centimetres of snow is possible.

Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. 

Impact on Air Travel

The weather is already having an impact on travel at Thunder Bay International Airport. There are, at 15:30 Hrs EST delayed arrivals in particular for flights from the North.

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