April 12, 2018 – Northwestern Ontario Day Starter

How to Pack Smartly for a Long Vacation

Hotspot in Ontario: 7.9 °C 46.2 °F Harrow AAFC
Cold spot in Ontario: -27.8 °C -18.0 °F Fort Severn Airport
Hotspot in Canada: 8.9 °C 48.0 °F Kamloops, BC
Cold spot in Canada: -35.9 °C -32.6 °F Kugaaruk Airport, NU

THUNDER BAY – DAY STARTER – Good Morning Northwestern Ontario. It is Thursday, April 12th, 2018. Yes, that is a dusting of snow on your lawn, windshield, or driveway this morning. Environment Canada is saying that there is snow in the forecast, but not to worry too much with a high of 5c today it could be rain as well.

The weather heading into the weekend, for southern Ontario looks pretty wild however as there are concerns over a possible ice storm. If you are planning travel by air or road, it might mean delays over the weekend. Stay tuned to your favourite weather stations to keep up to date.

What Do You Need to Know?

THUNDER BAY – CRIME – Thunder Bay Police Service officers attended the Econo Lodge located on Memorial Avenue early this morning to take a report of a robbery that had just occurred. The female employee reported that a male entered the lobby of the business with his face covered and demanded money from the till. Watch the video and read the full report.

THUNDER BAY – The City of Thunder Bay invites citizens to sign Books of Condolences to allow them to pay their respects to the families of the victims and to the people of Humboldt, Saskatchewan deeply affected by the recent Humboldt Broncos Junior Hockey Team bus tragedy. Read the full story.

Gas Up for Less

The price of a litre of gas is almost ten cents cheaper in Dryden than Thunder Bay. Fuel prices across the region range from $1.249 in Dryden, $1.24.4 at the Husky on Chipman Street in Kenora,  In Thunder Bay, the lowest price in the city is $134.0 at the Real Canadian Superstore on Memorial across from Kasper Transporation.  Out on the Fort William First Nation, gas prices are at $1.157 at THP. You can get the latest gas prices, including Cook County MN at GasPrices on NetNewsLedger.

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