Northeast Fire Region Update

Thursday Morning News – July 5

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 this afternoon. High 22. Humidex 26. UV index 9 or very high.   Marine – Strong wind warning in effect. Wind south 10 knots increasing to southwest 15 early this morning and to west 20 near noon. Wind diminishing to ...

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Tuesday Morning News – July 3

Weather – A mix of sun and cloud. 30 per cent chance of showers this morning and early this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 25. Humidex 31. UV index 8 or very high. Marine – Wind south 10 knots becoming light early this morning then becoming southeast 10 late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 Wednesday afternoon. Waves ...

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Restricted Fire Zone – Northwest Region

May 16, 2018 @ 08:05 The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry has issued a Restricted Fire Zone notice for the Northwest Region of Ontario. A Restricted Fire Zone is in effect when outdoor conditions are extremely dry, and/or when the number of fires occurring has stretched firefighting resources to capacity   A Restricted Fire Zone is a temporary ...

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Flooding at the Base of the Chippewa River

Dec 19, 2017 @ 02:23 Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was advised by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) of flooding at the base of the Chippewa River.   OPP attended the area. There is no flooding on any roadway however several camps in the low lying area have been affected. Residence # 280 to #306 on ...

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Sunday Morning News – July 16

Weather – Sunny. Wind northeast 20 km/h. High 22. UV index 8 or very high. News Tidbits – The Forest Fire hazard is low to high with areas of most concern in the northern portions of the Northeast Region. Ontario continues to deploy fire management resources to assist with the forest fire situation in British Columbia. By the end of today, there ...

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Tuesday Morning News – May 9

May 9, 2017 @ 07:21 Weather – Increasing cloudiness this morning. High 9. Roads  – Spring must be officially here, Ontario511 is no longer giving road reports. It is forest fire season though… “As of Monday, May 8th, there are no active fires in the Northeast region. So far this fire season, there have been 10 forest fires confirmed in the region ...

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