Author Archives: Brenda Stockton

Snow Squall Watch Continues between Wawa and SSM

Environment Canada says that snow squalls are expected again today between Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie. “Lake effect snow squalls are expected to develop in a west flow off Lake Superior around midday today. Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm will be possible along with significant reductions to visibility under the most intense bands. Snow squall activity will shift ...

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Tuesday Morning News – January 7

Weather – Mainly cloudy. Flurries beginning early this morning. Risk of snow squalls late this morning and this afternoon. Local amount 5 to 10 cm. Wind becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 this morning. Temperature falling to minus 4 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 5 this morning and minus 13 this afternoon. Tonight – A few flurries ending after ...

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Snow squall warning (Montreal River Harbour – St. Joseph Island)

5:15 AM EST Monday 06 January 2020 Snow squall warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls expected today. In the wake of a low pressure system, cold northwest winds over the relatively warm waters of lake Superior will result in the development of lake effect flurries ...

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Monday Morning News – January 6

Weather – A few flurries ending near noon then a mix of sun and cloud. Local amount 2 cm. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon. Temperature steady near minus 5. Wind chill near minus 12. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Partly cloudy. Becoming cloudy before morning. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h gusting to ...

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Sunday Morning News – January 5

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Snow beginning near noon. Amount 2 to 4 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. High minus 4. Wind chill minus 14 this morning and minus 8 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Snow. Amount 10 cm. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 before ...

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OSSTF to hold One Day Strike Wednesday, January 8

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation has announced that it will hold the one-day strike across 10 different school boards on Jan. 8. In the Wawa-news reading area (Algoma District) the following boards will be on strike: Algoma District School Board, and Huron-Superior Catholic District School Board.   OSSTF members employed by the Conseil scolaire de district du Grand Nord de ...

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Saturday Morning News – January 4

Weather – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near minus 6. Wind chill near minus 12. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 12. Wind chill minus 11 this evening and minus 18 overnight. News Tidbit ...

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LDHCF Launches ‘Catch the Ace’ Fundraiser

The Lady Dunn Health Center has launched their newest fundraiser ‘Catch the Ace’. Tickets will go on sale Wednesday, January 8th at 12 Noon at Circle K Wawa, Petro Canada Wawa, and LDHC Foundation Office for $5. The premise of the game is that 52 playing cards are sealed in opaque envelopes and will be on display  in the Lady Dunn Health Centre Foundation ...

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Friday Morning News – January 3

Weather – Mainly cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries this morning. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature falling to minus 8 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 6 this morning and minus 14 this afternoon. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 10. Wind chill near minus 13. News Tidbits – The ...

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Thursday Morning News – January 2

Weather – Cloudy. 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Flurries beginning this morning. Amount 5 cm. Wind south 20 km/h gusting to 40. High plus 1. UV index 1 or low. Tonight – Flurries ending overnight then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Risk of freezing drizzle this evening and after midnight. Amount 2 cm. Wind west ...

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Wednesday Morning News – Happy New Year

Weather – Increasing cloudiness. 40 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind becoming south 30 km/h gusting to 50 near noon. High minus 3. Wind chill minus 20 this morning and minus 10 this afternoon. Tonight – Cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind south 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light this evening. Temperature steady near minus 4. ...

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Tuesday Morning News – December 31

Weather – Periods of snow. Amount 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature falling to minus 9 this afternoon. Wind chill minus 6 this morning and minus 16 this afternoon. Tonight – Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries this evening. Clearing overnight. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 15. Wind chill near minus 19. News Tidbits ...

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Freezing Rain Coats Trees from Soo to Wawa

Dec 30, 2019 at 18:38     Every trip to the Soo is an adventure – some more than others. My trip home on Sunday, December 29th was no different. Waiting in the Sault for people to say how their trip was – road conditions… With the ice storm, rain in the Soo, freezing rain along the way… all thoughts ...

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