THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – The extended weather forecast for Thunder Bay has an overall good outlook for the coming long weekend. The only wet day on the weekend looks to be Saturday where snow showers are in the forecast.
The extended forecast is calling for March however to go out like a lion with snow, for the 30th and 31st heading into April 1st.
If you are planning an early start to the long weekend, as of Wednesday, there is a freezing rain warning in effect for Toronto, Ottawa and many parts of Southern Ontario.
There are also snowfall and winter storm warnings for parts of Southern Ontario. Cottage country is likely to be more Christmas like than Easter like for many in the Huntsville area, and Parry Sound areas.
Winter storm warning in effect for:
- Huntsville – Baysville
- Town of Parry Sound – Rosseau – Killbear Park
Hazardous winter conditions are expected.
Snow, heavy at times, will begin this evening. Snow will change to ice pellets Thursday afternoon. Ice pellets will change back to snow Thursday night and end by Friday morning. Snow and ice pellet amount is expected to be 20 to 30 cm. There is also the risk of freezing rain Thursday night.
A Colorado low pressure system will track northeast across the lower Great Lakes Thursday then over northern New England Friday, bringing significant amounts of snow, ice pellets and freezing rain.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.