THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Updated – Highway is now open.
CLEARED Road Closure: #Hwy17 between #SaultSteMarie and #Wawa – Highway has been reopened. ^jt
— OPPCommunicationsNER (@OPP_COMM_NER) January 27, 2019
Earlier: There is a snow squall warning in effect for the region from White River to Wawa to Batchawana due to the weather.
January 26, 2019 – 3:00PM – OPP have closed the highway due to road conditions. Detours are in place.
Check with 511 for road updates and conditions. Plan your drive to stay alive.
ROAD CLOSURE: #Hwy17 closed both directions between #Wawa & #Batchawana. Roadway closed due to weather conditions. #OPP on scene. ^aw pic.twitter.com/sbyvb5fIWc
— OPPCommunicationsNER (@OPP_COMM_NER) January 26, 2019
3:50 PM EST Saturday 26 January 2019
Snow squall warning in effect for:
- Wawa – Pukaskwa Park
- White River – Dubreuilville
Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Watch for updated statements.