Winter Weather Travel Advisory (Nipigon – Chapleau – Lake Superior Provincial Park)

There is snow on the way, and Environment Canada has issued a Winter Weather Travel Advisory for the areas:

Afternoon through evening

  • Marathon – Schreiber (ended 11:29 p.m.)
  • Nipigon – Rossport (ended 9:39 p.m.)
  • Wawa – Pukaskwa Park (ended 11:29 p.m.)
  • White River – Dubreuilville (ended 11:29 p.m.)
  • Agawa – Lake Superior Park (ended Tuesday, December 28, 1:08 a.m.)
  • Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake (ended Tuesday, December 28, 1:08 a.m.)

Late afternoon through this evening

  • Gogama – Foleyet

Early this evening through early Tuesday morning

  • Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls
  • Kirkland Lake – Englehart

Snowfall in the amounts of 5 to 10 cm and possible peak snowfall rates of 1 to 2 cm per hour can be expected in these regions this afternoon and through the evening.  The area of highest snowfall amounts includes Highway 17 from Nipigon to Agawa, Highway 101 from Wawa to Timmins and Highway 144 from Gogama and north.

Environment Canada warns, “Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.”