Monday Morning News – April 10

Apr 10, 2017 @ 05:37

Weather – Freezing rain mixed with ice pellets changing to snow near noon and ending in the afternoon then cloudy. Local snow and ice pellet amount 2 cm. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 increasing to 40 gusting to 60 in the morning. High minus 1.

There are freezing rain alerts still active for today.

Roads – The MTO Website still has road conditions as of last night, except for the Dubreuilville highway. Looking at the radar, most roads are probably bare and wet. Be careful driving today, if temperatures drop below freezing – ice may be forming.

At 4:20 this morning Ontario 511 tweeted “Marathon: #HWY17 23 KM W of Marathon, WB lane is blocked due to a tractor trailer fire. Traffic control is in place. #ONHwys”


101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and dry road 17-04-09 21:41
651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and dry road 17-04-09 21:42
547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction bare and dry road 17-04-09 21:41
17 Sault Saint Marie North to Montreal River bare and wet roadPoor visibility. 17-04-09 21:40
17 Montreal River to Wawa bare and dry road 17-04-09 21:41
17 Wawa to Paint Lake Rd bare and dry road 17-04-09 21:41
17 Paint Lake Rd to Southwest of White River bare and dry road 17-04-09 21:41
519 Highway 17 – Dubreuilville bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 17-04-10 2:42
631 White River to Highway 11 bare and dry road 17-04-09 21:41


Local – The Wawa Figure Skating Club is holding their Annual General Meeting tonight in the MMCC Meeting Room at 7 p.m.

As found on Facebook – The 2017 Wawa Walking Challenge begins today. “Please meet us at the Community Center on April 10th at 6:30pm for a brief overview of this year’s challenge. To help you get off to a good start join us in a Community Walk around the Black Fly Run 5 km route.”


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