Winter Weather Travel Advisory (LSPP – Agawa)

Apr 16, 2022 at 05:21

4:29 AM EDT Saturday 16 April 2022
Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Agawa – Lake Superior Park
  • Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
  • Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay

Winter weather travel advisory in effect.

Hazards:
Sudden reduction in visibilities due to heavy snow.
Snow, with additional snowfall amounts of 5 cm by this afternoon.

Timing:
This morning into this afternoon.

Discussion:
Localized heavy bursts of snow will continue into this afternoon. Sudden reduction in visibilities are expected.

Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

For road conditions and other traveller information from the Ministry of Transportation, visit https://www.ontario.ca/511, https://www.twitter.com/511Ontario, or call 5-1-1.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

 

4:44 PM EDT Friday 15 April 2022
Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Agawa – Lake Superior Park

Winter weather travel advisory in effect.

Hazards:
Sudden reduction in visibilities due to heavy snow.
Snow, with additional snowfall amounts up to 5 cm by Saturday morning.

Timing:
Continuing tonight.

Discussion:
Heavy bursts of snow will continue to affect the region tonight. Sudden reduction in visibilities are expected.

Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Road closures are possible.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

3:04 PM EDT Friday 15 April 2022
Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island

Winter weather travel advisory in effect.

Hazards:
Sudden reduction in visibilities due to heavy snow.
Snow, with snowfall amounts of 2 to 4 cm by this evening.

Timing:
Continuing into this evening.

Discussion:
Brief but heavy bursts of snow will continue to affect the region this afternoon and evening. Sudden reduction in visibilities are expected.

Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather. 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. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow.

For road conditions and other traveller information from the Ministry of Transportation, visit https://www.ontario.ca/511, https://www.twitter.com/511Ontario, or call 5-1-1.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

4:44 PM EDT Friday 15 April 2022
Weather advisory ended for:

  • Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay

 

5:43 AM EDT Friday 15 April 2022
Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Agawa – Lake Superior Park
  • Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay

Winter weather travel advisory in effect for today.

Hazards:
Risk of snow squalls.
Total snowfall accumulations of 10 to 20 cm.
Strong wind gusts, leading to local blowing snow.
Reduced visibility due to heavy snow and blowing snow.

Timing:
This morning through this afternoon.

Discussion:
Lake effect snow, along with possible snow squalls, is expected to continue this morning and persist through this afternoon for areas north and east of Lake Superior. The heaviest snow bands are expected to weaken by this afternoon; however, flurries are expected to continue through Saturday morning.

Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays. 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. Road closures are possible.

For road conditions and other traveller information from the Ministry of Transportation, visit https://www.ontario.ca/511, https://www.twitter.com/511Ontario, or call 5-1-1.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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