THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – The winter weather that has been delayed since November stated appear toward an end. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement calling for as much as 10 centimetres of snow by Friday, Far more is expected further from the lake.
Special weather statement in effect for:
- City of Thunder Bay
- Red Rock
- North Shore of Lake Superior
- Geraldton – Longlac
- Gull Bay First Nation
Significant snow likely Friday and Friday night.
Snowfall accumulation in excess of 10 centimetres is possible as a low pressure system tracks over Lake Superior Saturday. Rain or snow will develop Thursday night ahead of this system before changing to snow towards Friday morning. The heaviest snow is expected Friday into Friday night and will be accompanied by gusty winds resulting in some blowing snow. Areas further away from Lake Superior are expected to receive the highest accumulation where amounts may exceed 15 or 20 centimetres. The snow is expected to end Saturday.
Snowfall or winter storm warnings may be required as the snowfall amounts become more certain.