March 23, 2021 – Heavy Snowfall Advisory for Thunder Bay

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Weather Alert
Weather Alert

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for the City of Thunder Bay.

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay

Heavy snow is possible for Wednesday and Wednesday night.

Precipitation is forecast to begin Tuesday night.

While the precipitation is expected to begin as snow over most areas, it will likely begin as rain near the shores of Lake Superior including the city of Thunder Bay.

By Wednesday morning, any rain near Lake Superior is expected to transition to ice pellets or freezing rain before changing over to snow during the day. Areas further north, will see snow all day, and this snow will likely be heavy at times. The snow will eventually taper to flurries Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.

Snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 centimetres will be possible by Thursday morning with the heaviest snowfall amounts expected away from Lake Superior. Some freezing rain accretion as well as some ice pellet accumulation will also be possible, particularly near Lake Superior.