Weather Update: Significant Snow Expected Across Western Ontario

Weather Alert
Weather Alert

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – There are special weather statements out for Western Ontario.

Environment Canada says that significant snow is expected Tuesday night and Wednesday.

The weather service says that snow stemming from a strong low pressure system moving eastward along the Canada / United States border will spread across areas north of Lake Superior Tuesday night and continue through Wednesday

Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm are expected across most areas with brisk easterly winds helping to keep temperatures below freezing.

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Kenora – Grassy Narrows – Whitedog
  • Sioux Narrows – Nestor Falls – Morson
  • Ear Falls – Red Lake
  • Dryden – Vermilion Bay
  • Ignace – English River
  • Savant Lake – Sturgeon Lake
  • Sioux Lookout – Eastern Lac Seul
  • Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park
  • Upsala – Raith
  • Kakabeka Falls

However there is a possibility that temperatures along the Lake Superior shore may rise a degree or so above freezing by Wednesday morning. If that happens, total snowfall amounts may be limited to less than 10 cm.

Brisk easterly winds gusting to 50 km/h may cause local blowing snow in exposed areas.

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