Winter Weather Alert: Fort Frances – Rainy River – Atikokan

Special Weather Advisory Snow

Fort Frances – Weather – A Winter weather travel advisory is in effect for today and Thursday for Fort Frances.

Prolonged snowfall with total snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm.
Reduced visibility due to snow and local blowing snow.
Periods of freezing drizzle, particularly tonight.

4:55 AM EST Wednesday 14 December 2022
Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Fort Frances – Emo – Rainy River
  • Seine River Village – Mine Centre
  • Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park

Timing: This morning through Thursday.

Snow has begun over northwestern Ontario and will persist through Thursday, leading to total snowfall amounts of 10 to 20 cm. Patchy freezing drizzle is also possible tonight. Hazardous travel conditions are expected.

Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop.

For road conditions and other traveller information from the Ministry of Transportation, visit,, or call 5-1-1.

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