January 3 2017 – Winter Storm Update Two

Dryden woke up to snow this morning. Photo by Dean Cromarty
Dryden woke up to snow this morning. Photo by Dean Cromarty

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Snow is falling across Northwestern Ontario. Environment Canada has updated the Winter Storm Warning. In Thunder Bay, city workers are already clearing roadways. Major roads, including bus routes have been cleared but as of 07:00AM EST snow is falling.

Winter storm warning in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Dryden – Ignace
  • Kenora – Nestor Falls
  • Sioux Lookout – Savant Lake
  • Atikokan
  • Fort Frances
  • Superior West

Hazardous winter conditions are expected.

Total snowfall accumulations of 20 to locally 30 centimetres are likely before it tapers off tonight.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

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