Morning News – August 5

Friday, August 5, 2022 at 07:56

Weather:

  • Today – Sunny. High 24. Humidex 28. UV index 8 or very high.
  • Tonight – Clear this evening then partly cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers overnight. Risk of a thunderstorm overnight. Low 20.

 

COVID Statistics:

Algoma Public Health states that there are 299 cases reported of COVID-19 in the North Algoma region of the Algoma District (August 4, 2022, 2:30 PM).

Forest Fire Update:

There are no fires in the Northeast Region. The fire hazard is low to moderate across the entire Northeast Region, except for an area located around Bissett Creek and southward, including a portion of Algonquin Park, that is showing a high hazard this afternoon.

Lake Superior Park Events:

  • Join Kaitlyn and Stuart on a short walk down our coastal trail at the Agawa Visitor Centre at 10 a.m. to learn how you can identify local birds. If you have your own binoculars, bring them along! Please sport sturdy footwear and dress appropriately for the weather.
  • Meet Michelle and Meadow to explore the wonderful world of wetlands and discover why they are so important to Lake Superior Provincial Park. Meet at Trapper’s Trail from 1 – 3 p.m.
  • Lake Superior Provincial Park is one of the darkest places in Canada, making it the perfect environment for active nightlife. At 9 p.m. at the Agawa Visitor Centre join Stuart and Celeste to explore our mysterious nocturnal world!

News Tidbits:

  • The wandering cattle have been seen again, but there are a few less now. If you are travelling to the Soo, they have been seen in the Old Woman Bay to Rabbit Blanket area.
  • Congratulations to a group of 16 from the Human Resources department of Algoma Steel who are sharing $103,375 after winning July’s SAHF 50/50 draw. Each winner’s share is just over $6,460.

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