Weather/Roads

Fog Advisory (Pukaskwa to Batchawana)

4:18 AM EDT Wednesday 10 April 2024 Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Areas of dense fog have developed. Fog is expected to gradually dissipate this morning. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. If travelling, be prepared for areas of near-zero visibility. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail ...

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Hwy 144 (Gogama – Timmins) OPEN

Apr 4, 2024 at 07:02 At 5:36 a.m. Highway 144 was reopened. Apr 3, 2024 at 21:05 Highway 144 remains closed at this time. Apr 3, 2024 at 12:30 Weather conditions and several CMV’s stuck on Hwy 144 has closed the highway between Gogama and Timmins. The highway closed at 12:30 p.m.  

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Hwy 101 (Wawa to Timmins)

Apr 4, 2024 at 07:01 At 1:44 a.m. ON511 updated that the highway was open. Apr 3, 2024 at 22:55 The barricade blocking access to Hwy 101 at Wawa has been removed. ON511 is still showing Hwy 101 closed from Wawa to Timmins. Apr 3, 2024 at 21:04 Highway 144 remains closed at this time. Apr 3, 2024 at 07:34 ...

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Hwy 129 (Chapleau – Thessalon) OPEN

Apr 3, 2024 at 16:42 The highway has been reopened. Apr 3, 2024 at 07:42 Weather conditions on Hwy 129 has closed the highway between Chapleau and Thessalon). The highway closed at 7:38 a.m.  

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Hwy 17 (Wawa to Batchawana) OPEN

Apr 3, 2024 at 12:08 Highway 17 has been reopened. Apr 3, 2024 at 06:26 Highway 17 between Wawa and Batchawana has been closed due to poor weather conditions. The highway was closed at 4 a.m.

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Early Spring Storm Possible (Montreal River – St. Joseph Island)

Special Weather Statement in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay At 5:31 a.m. Environment Canada issued a Special Weather Statment warning of an early spring storm that is expected to bring strong winds, rain and the potential for significant snow tonight through Thursday. A Colorado low is expected to ...

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Hwy 17 (Wawa to Batchawana) OPEN

The highway has been re-opened. Mar 28, 2024 at 15:14 The highway remains closed at this time.   Mar 28, 2024 at 10:36 Highway 17 has been closed between Wawa and Batchawana due to a collision. ON511 is stating that the closure is due to a collision. Reports to Wawa-news is that the collision at Old Woman Bay.

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Snow Squall Warning

At 4:47 a.m. Environment Canada continued the Snow Squall Warning. Lake effect snow squalls are expected to continue through this afternoon. The highest snowfall amounts are most likely to occur south of Wawa with local additional accumulations of 15 to 25 cm likely. Visibility will be suddenly reduced to near zero at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Rapidly ...

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Snow Squall Watch

At 5:30 a.m. Environment Canada issued a Snow Squall Watch stating that Lake effect snow squalls are likely to begin later today and continue into Thursday. Lake effect snow squalls off Lake Superior are expected to develop later today as colder air moves into the region. Heavy snowfall with local accumulations of 15 to 25 cm is possible. The snow ...

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Rainfall Warning

Mar 25, 2024 at 20:30 At 4:54 p.m. Environment Canada issued a Rainfall Warning. Snow will transition to wet snow or rain overnight or Tuesday morning. Rain showers will last through most of the day Tuesday before changing back to flurries Wednesday morning. Local rainfall amounts of 20-40mm is expected. Environment Canada warns that heavy downpours can cause flash floods ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory

At 5:36 a.m. Environment Canada issued a Winter weather travel advisory for tonight through to Tuesday morning. Snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 cm is expected by Tuesday morning with peak snowfall rates of 2 to 3 cm an hour. Areas affected by this weather system include: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory

At 6:27 a.m. Environment Canada issued a Winter Weather Travel Advisory warning of snowfall accumulations of 5 to 10 cm, with locally higher amounts possible. The snowfall is expected to begin this afternoon and end tonight. Environment Canada states that “Flurries are possible throughout this morning before bands of intense snowfall begin affecting the region in the afternoon. Within these ...

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