Thursday Morning News – April 27

Apr 27, 2017 @ 07:21

Weather – The freezing rain warnings continue from Wawa to Thunder Bay, and winter storm warnings west of that.

Environment Canada says rain or drizzle this morning then 40% chance of showers this afternoon. Freezing rain over northwestern sections this morning. The wind will start from the northeast (20 km/h gusting) coming around to south 40 gusting to 60 this afternoon. A high of 15 is expected. Tonight that will change dramatically, with rain changing to flurries with a snowfall amount of 2cm expected. The wind will continue to change going to the southwest 40 km/h gusting to 60 diminishing to 20 gusting to 40 overnight. Low -2.

Roads

101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and wet road 17-04-27 5:49
651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and wet roadPoor visibility. 17-04-27 5:50
547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction bare and wet road 17-04-27 5:49
17 Sault Saint Marie North to Montreal River bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 17-04-27 3:12
17 Montreal River to Wawa bare and wet road 17-04-27 5:49
17 Wawa to Paint Lake Rd bare and wet road 17-04-27 5:49
17 Paint Lake Rd to Southwest of White River bare and wet road 17-04-27 5:49
519 Highway 17 – Dubreuilville bare and wet road 17-04-27 5:49
631 White River to Highway 11 snow covered with partly snow covered sections. 17-04-27 5:49

Local – Don’t forget today’s Lunch & Learn at the Best Start Hub. Lunch and Learn is every Thursday morning from 11 a.m. until 12 noon with lunch to follow. Today’s topic is 10 Ways Babies Learn when we sing to them presented by ELS Nathalie Scully.

If that isn’t your thing…

Try the Legion Ladies Luncheon today. From 11:30 to 1 p.m. they are offeringBeef on a Bun or Perogies w/Bacon & Onions served with your choice of Beef Macaroni Soup or Veggies w/Dip; Dessert, Tea or Coffee. If you can’t eat in, they do offer take-out (no delivery).

The Rotary Chess Tournament is underway today at the Michipicoten Memorial Community Centre – drop in and see this huge event.

 

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