January 22, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day-Starter

Goooooodd MOOOOORRRNING Northwestern Ontario
Goooooodd MOOOOORRRNING Northwestern Ontario

THUNDER BAY – DAY-STARTER – Good morning Northwestern Ontario. The region is returning to more usual winter conditions. For Thunder Bay, the forecast is calling for mainly cloudy conditions on Monday. There will be fog patches dissipating by later in the morning. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h in the afternoon. High of minus 7 expected. Environment Canada is calling for the cloudy conditions to continue overnight, with a low of minus 18.

If you are headed east, there is a snowfall warning for Sault Ste. Marie.

Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
  • Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay

Environment Canada is calling for snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected, with significant snow Monday afternoon and night.

Upcoming Events

Storm Water Public Meeting

In 2016, City Council adopted the Stormwater Management Plan, outlining stormwater management goals and objectives for the next 20 years. A Stormwater Financing Study is underway to investigate a sustainable and fair funding source to support the City’s current stormwater program and the implementation of the Stormwater Management Plan. Join us on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at the Italian Cultural Centre, 123 Algoma Street North. Residents can drop-in between 4 – 8 pm, and presentations will take place at 5 pm and 7 pm. For more information, visit: www.thunderbay.ca/stormwaterplan

Premier Wynne in Hamilton making the Basic Income pilot project announcement
Premier Wynne will host a downhill meeting in Thunder Bayt

Thunder Bay: Share your thoughts with the Premier of Ontario!

Join Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne on Wednesday, January 31 at the Italian Cultural Centre (132 Algoma St. S) at 6:00 p.m. for a Town Hall Meeting. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

RSVP (Which Does Not Assure a Seat) at Ontario.ca/Townhall.

Gas Up for Less

Fuel prices across the region range from $1.119 at Extra Foods in Dryden, $1.249 in Kenora, and in Thunder Bay the lowest price in the city is $1.226 at the Mac’s on Dawson Road. Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices range from $1.097 at THP to $1.139 at First Class Gas. You can get the latest gas prices, including Grand Marias MN at GasPrices on NetNewsLedger.

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