Wednesday Morning News – April 26

Apr 26, 2017 @ 06:02

At 6:20 this morning – it certainly is ice building up on my car.

Weather – It looks like it is cold, wet, rainy and ugly out there. There is an ice buildup on some of my windows, and my car looks suspiciously glossy.


Environment Canada has been warning of freezing rain that is expected or occurring since 11:46 last night. At this time the Algoma District School Board has posted on their website “All transportation services are running as scheduled.”


Freezing rain or rain, with fog patches dissipating late this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 50. High plus 1. Tonight: Rainfall of 10 to 20mm, with a risk of freezing rain this evening. Wind northeast 20 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light after midnight. Temperature rising to 13 by morning.

4:39 AM EDT Wednesday 26 April 2017

Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Wawa – Pukaskwa Park
  • White River – Dubreuilville
  • Agawa – Lake Superior Park

.   Significant ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring. A long lasting period of freezing rain today into tonight. Freezing rain associated with a late season ice storm will continue today and tonight. Freezing rain will change to rain tonight, possibly heavy at times, as temperatures slowly rise above the zero degree mark. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and extremely hazardous. Beware of branches or electrical wires that could break under the weight of ice. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight. For information on emergency plans and kits go to Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.


101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and wet road 17-04-26 5:22
651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and wet road 17-04-26 5:24
547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction bare and wet road 17-04-26 5:22
17 Sault Saint Marie North to Montreal River bare and wet road with bare and dry road sections. 17-04-26 5:21
17 Montreal River to Wawa bare and wet road 17-04-26 5:22
17 Wawa to Paint Lake Rd bare and wet road 17-04-26 5:22
17 Paint Lake Rd to Southwest of White River bare and wet road 17-04-26 5:23
519 Highway 17 – Dubreuilville bare and wet road 17-04-26 5:22
631 White River to Highway 11 bare and wet road with snow covered sections. 17-04-26 5:23


Tidbits – It is Parents’ Night at MHS tonight from 5:30 to 7 p.m.