Weather Advisories Issued for Multiple Regions Amid First Significant Snowfall of the Season

It is now Winter yet and no there isn't snow Yet! Just an appetizer for the coming winter.

Thunder Bay – Weather – The winter weather continues its eastward clip coming out of Manitoba and should start impacting the Western and Northern Ontario regions by late Thursday. As of 6:00 am on October 26, almost all of Western Ontario except for the City of Thunder Bay are under weather advisories from this low-pressure storm system. It is very likely that Thunder Bay won’t escape some snowfall or precipitation.

Regions Affected: Kenora, Dryden, Upsala, Raith, English River, Red Lake, Ear Falls, Fort Frances, Atikokan, Quetico Park, Pickle Lake, Sioux Lookout, Webequie, Cat Lake, Gull Bay, and Lac Seul brace for wintry conditions.

Snowfall Estimates: Projected snow accumulations of 5 to 15 cm could mark the onset of winter.

Timing of Snowfall: Snow is expected to intensify overnight, persisting into Friday morning with lighter flurries expected by afternoon.

Discussion: There remains some uncertainty on the snowfall trajectory and amounts; additional warnings or advisories may follow.

Travel Alert: Motorists urged to exercise caution amidst potentially hazardous driving conditions. As the weather advisories encompass all major highways in the area, including Highway 11/17 and it is early in the season, extra caution for Friday is suggested.

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