The Winter Weather Travel Advisory has ended.
Jan 28, 2023 at 06:41
The weather system causing the Winter Weather Travel Advisory has shifted south and the advisory has been cancelled for Lake Superior Park to Agawa. It now encompasses the region from Montreal River Harbour south to Sault Ste. Marie and St. Joseph Island. The peak snowfall rate is now expected to be 4cm/hr with local snow accumulations near 10 cm, and wind gusts up to 70km/hr. These conditions can create sudden whiteout conditions and poor visibility until late this morning.
Jan 28, 2023 at 06:08
The Winter Weather Travel Advisory continues between Lake Superior Park and Searchmont. Peak snowfall rates of 5 cm/h with local snow accumulations near 10 cm are forecast. This coupled with strong wind gusts up to 70 km/h is expected to produce sudden whiteout conditions and poor visibility until late this morning.
Jan 27, 2023 at 19:12
At 8:58 p.m. Environment Canada ended the Winter Weather Travel Advisory for Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa. The advisory continues for Lake Superior Park to Searchmont.
Jan 27, 2023 at 17:30
At 5:13 today the Winter Weather Travel Advisory was lifted for Marathon – Schreiber. An hour earlier at 4:12 p.m. the advisory was lifted for Nipigon Rossport.
At this time Hwy 17 from Batchawana Bay to White River is closed, Hwy 101 from Wawa to Chapleau, and Hwy 129 from Chapleau to Thessalon is closed. All are closed due to poor weather and road conditions.
Jan 27, 2023 at 08:24
At 5:19 a.m. Environment Canada repeated the winter weather travel advisory for this region.
Jan 26, 2023 at 18:09
At 6:09 p.m. Environment Canada issued a winter weather travel advisory for Friday afternoon and into the late evening.
This advisory encompasses the region from Nipigon to Searchmont along the shoreline of Lake Superior and inland towards White River and Dubreuilville.
Travel on Highway 17 along the northern and eastern shores of Lake Superior is expected to be treacherous with significantly reduced visibilities and sudden whiteout conditions.
A few locales may see snowfall amounts exceeding 10 cm. Peak snowfall rates of 3cm/hr are possible with wind gusts of up to 70km/hr.
Motorists are cautioned to prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.
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