Wednesday Morning News – February 12

Weather – Flurries and snow squalls. Local blowing snow early this morning. Local amount 10 to 15 cm. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming north 20 gusting to 40 this morning. High minus 3 with temperature falling to minus 13 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 9 this morning and minus 25 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low.
Tonight- Flurries ending this evening then clearing. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low minus 32. Wind chill minus 25 this evening and minus 38 overnight. Risk of frostbite.

News Tidbits – Four years after the community discovered that the water was unsafe to drink at one station, and nine years of living under a Boil Water Advisory – the community of Northwest Angle #33 will get a water treatment plant.

Sault College has been given the green light to offer stand alone nursing degrees. Previously it had partnered with Laurentien to offer a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.