A Winter weather travel advisory in effect for:
- Wawa – Pukaskwa Park
- White River – Dubreuilville
- Agawa – Lake Superior Park
- Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
- Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay
- Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake
- Gogama – Foleyet
Most of northern Ontario is being affected by this Alberta Clipper – check Environment Canada for your region
Another Alberta Clipper is moving across the area today bringing snow with total amounts of 7 to 10 cm. Strong northerly wind gusts of 50 to 70 km/h today which could significantly reduce visibility in local blowing snow. Snow will begin to taper off late this afternoon, while gusty winds and local blowing snow will ease this evening.
Environment Canada warns that otorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. Slow down driving in slippery conditions. Watch for taillights ahead and maintain a safe following distance. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.
Hwy 17, From Nipigon to Schreiber is closed due to weather and road conditions.