Monday Morning News – February 11

Weather – Clearing early this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 28 in the morning and minus 15 in the afternoon. Risk of frostbite. UV index 2 or low.
Tonight – A few clouds. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h before morning. Low minus 18. Wind chill minus 19 in the evening and minus 28 overnight. Risk of frostbite.

A winter storm (St. Joseph Island to Montreal River Harbour) with 15 to 25 cm of snow and blowing snow Tuesday afternoon into Wednesday. It is expected that the snow will begin Tuesday afternoon. Easterly winds gusting up to 60 km/h will cause reduced visibilities in blowing snow. Total snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 cm are possible before the snow tapers off Wednesday afternoon. Travel is likely to be affected.

News Tidbits – Gilles Couture from Chapleau won the truck in the Chapleau Pike Ice Fishing Derby. First place winner of $10,000 with a 7.13 pound pike, was Ingo Weber. Second place winner, winner of a Honda 4-wheeler, was Cindy Bernard. The third place winner, winner of a $4000 cash prize, Brett Robinson.

A congratulations goes to Annika who took the gold at Athletics Ontario U18 Indoor Championship!

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