Fall Storm Entering Northern Ontario
RED LAKE – WEATHER – UPDATED – Weather Advisories for the North have end… 7:00 PM October 18 2017…
An intense fall storm crossing the northern Prairies will propel a front across Northwestern Ontario today. It will be accompanied by strong westerly winds of 50 gusting to 70 km/h with the odd gust to 80 km/h possible. The winds should ease somewhat this evening.
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Red Lake – Woodland Caribou Park
- Pikangikum – Poplar Hill – MacDowell
- Sandy Lake – Weagamow Lake – Deer Lake
- Sachigo Lake – Bearskin Lake
As this storm moved across the prairies, the intensity of the wind whipped up forest and grass fires.
In Three Hills Alberta, at approximately5:20 pmm yesterday, Three Hills RCMP responded to a train derailment 1.5km south of Huxley, AB.
Strong winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.