Weather – April 16, 2018 – Winter Storm Warning for Thunder Bay Still in Effect

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City of Thunder Bay Snow Clearing Crews have started clearing major streets
City of Thunder Bay Snow Clearing Crews have started clearing major streets


THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – The Winter Storm Warning issued by Environment Canada remains in effect for the City of Thunder Bay and for the region. Overnight snow has started and is continuing. Depending on where you measure there are five to ten centimetres of the white stuff on the ground. In Thunder Bay, snow clearing is underway with major roads already cleared in many places. Sidewalk clearing is also underway.

Winter storm warning in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Cloud Bay – Dorion
  • Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake
  • Marathon – Schreiber
  • Nipigon – Rossport
  • Wawa – Pukaskwa Park
  • White River – Dubreuilville

A major winter storm is expected.

A slow-moving weather system approaching from southwest of the Great Lakes will bring a major winter storm conditions tonight through Monday night.

Snow has moved over the entire area as expected and will continue tonight through Monday.

This winter storm will bring a widespread snowfall of 20 to 30 cm with it by Monday evening.

Brisk northeast winds gusting to 50 km/h will whip up freshly fallen snow in exposed areas resulting in occasional blowing snow.

Hazardous winter traveling conditions will continue tonight through Monday.

Snow and blowing snow will slowly ease off Monday night as the winter storm moves away into Quebec.

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