Friday Morning News – April 28

Apr 28, 2017 @ 06:26

Weather – From a high yesterday of 11C, we are now at at 0C with snow on the ground again. Be careful walking today, as some surfaces could be icy. The radar  is warning of more precipitation today. Environment Canada warns us of flurries with an accumulation of 2 to 4 cm. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 increasing to 40 gusting to 60 this morning. High plus 1.


Roads – Highways are bare and wet. Hwy 17 from Wawa to the Paint Lake Road is bare and wet road with partly snow covered sections.


Titbits – Don’t forget that today is the last day you can order your Meat Pies ‘with veggies’ from the Wawa Goose Senior’s Club. You can sign up at the Drop-In Centre or call 705-856-7394 this afternoon.


It is also the last day you can order a rain barrel from the EDC. For $45, it is a great way to harness some of your rainfall and use it to water your garden or lawn.


Wawa-news has also heard that the power was out at Michipicoten First Nation at midnight. There has not been any confirmation from Algoma Power. A resident of MFN has confirmed that there is still no power at 7:30 a.m.


Brenda Stockton
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