Wednesday Morning News – December 6

Buses – The website says that all buses are running. Wawa-news doesn’t believe that the Hawk Junction bus is running as 101 is closed from 17 to 144 and Highway 547 is closed.

Weather – Snow Squall Warning remains in effect. Flurries. Local snow squalls this morning. Local blowing snow. Local amount 2 cm. Wind northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 3.  Tonight –  Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of flurries this evening and after midnight. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light near midnight. Low minus 15.

Marine – Gale warning in effect. Wind west 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 this morning then veering to north 30 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 Thursday morning then backing to west 20 Thursday evening. Moderate or severe freezing spray is occurring or expected to occur in this marine area.

Roads – Highway 17 (Wawa to Batchawana) remains closed.

 

2017-12-06 – early morning report
101 Timmins to Highway 144 bare and wet road with partly snow covered sections. 2017-12-06 3:17
101 Highway 144 to Shawmere River snow coveredPoor visibility. 2017-12-06 3:18
101 Shawmere River to Highway 651 snow covered with snow packed sections. Poor visibility. 2017-12-06 5:35
101 Highway 651 to Wawa snow covered with snow packed sections. Poor visibility. 2017-12-06 5:30
129 Thessalon to Aubrey Falls snow covered 2017-12-06 5:23
129 Aubrey Falls to Chapleau snow covered with snow packed sections. Poor visibility. 2017-12-06 5:35
17 Sault Saint Marie North Limits to Montreal River Bridge snow covered with bare and dry road, bare and wet road, snow packed sections. Poor visibility. 2017-12-06 5:27
17 Montreal River Bridge to Wawa snow covered with snow packed sections. Poor visibility. 2017-12-06 5:30
17 Wawa to Paint Lake Rd partly snow packed with bare and wet road, snow packed sections. 2017-12-06 5:30
17 Paint Lake Rd to Southwest of White River snow covered with snow packed sections. 2017-12-06 5:30
519 Highway 17 – Dambrossio Township to Green Lake Road – Dunphy Township snow covered with snow packed sections. 2017-12-06 5:30
547 Highway 101 to Hawk Junction snow covered with snow packed sections. 2017-12-06 5:30
631 White River to Highway 11 snow covered with snow packed sections. Poor visibility. 2017-12-06 5:30
651 Highway 101 to Missinabi snow covered with snow packed sections. Poor visibility. 2017-12-06 5:35

 

Highway closures in our area (7:26 a.m.):

News Tidbits – Today is the 28 anniversary of 28 women shot and 14 murdered in Montreal on Dec. 6, 1989. It is also the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion

 

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