Monday Morning News – December 4

Dec 4, 2017 @ 09:01

Weather – Periods of rain. Snow inland early this morning. Amount 15 to 25 mm. Wind becoming southeast 20 km/h this morning. High 6. Tonight will see periods of rain changing to flurries before morning. Risk of a thunderstorm this evening and overnight. Rainfall amount 10 to 15 mm. Wind southeast 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming southwest 40 gusting to 60 before morning. Low plus 2.

A Rainfall warning remains in effect at this time. 

Marine – Gale warning in effect.Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 30 this afternoon then increasing to southwest 35 near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 45 early Tuesday morning then diminishing to southwest 35 near noon Tuesday. Waves one metre building to 2 to 3 this morning and to 3 to 4 overnight. Waves building to 5 Tuesday morning then subsiding to 4 Tuesday afternoon.
Roads (as of MTO website at 9 a.m.)
2017-12-04 – morning report
101 Timmins to Highway 144 bare and dry road 2017-12-04 8:19
101 Highway 144 to Shawmere River ice covered with partly ice covered sections. 2017-12-04 7:18
101 Shawmere River to Highway 651 bare and wet road 2017-12-04 5:23
101 Highway 651 to Wawa bare and wet road 2017-12-04 5:21
129 Thessalon to Aubrey Falls bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 2017-12-04 3:14
129 Aubrey Falls to Chapleau bare and wet road 2017-12-04 5:23
17 Sault Saint Marie North Limits to Montreal River Bridge bare and dry road with bare and wet road sections. 2017-12-04 4:24
17 Montreal River Bridge to Wawa bare and wet road 2017-12-04 5:21
17 Wawa to Paint Lake Rd bare and wet road 2017-12-04 5:21
17 Paint Lake Rd to Southwest of White River bare and wet road 2017-12-04 5:22
519 Highway 17 – Dambrossio Township to Green Lake Road – Dunphy Township bare and wet road 2017-12-04 5:21
547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction bare and wet road 2017-12-04 5:21
631 White River to Highway 11 bare and wet road 2017-12-04 5:22
651 Highway 101 to Missinabi bare and wet road with partly snow packed sections. 2017-12-04 6:15

News Tidbits – This year is the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion – December 6, 1917. CBC has done a number of very interesting reports on how the city recovered, victims coped in a tragedy that killed 2,000 and injured thousands.

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