Weather/Roads

Hwy 17 Closed (Wawa to Terrace Bay) – OPEN

Feb 28, 2024 at 11:00 At 10:30 a.m. the highway was opened. Feb 28, 2024 at 05:21 Hwy 17 from Terrace Bay to White River was closed at 3:28 a.m. due to deteriorating weather conditions. Reopening time unknown. Hwy 17 from Wawa to White River was closed at 5:00 a.m. as well due to poor weather conditions.

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Flash Freeze Warning (Montreal River – St. Joseph Island)

Feb 27, 2024 at 20:40 Issued by Environment Canada at 6:41 PM EST Tuesday 27 February 2024 Flash Freeze Warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Temperatures are forecast to fall rapidly. Ponding water, slush, and any falling precipitation will freeze as the temperature drops. Hazards: Sudden icy ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory (Agawa – Lake Superior Park)

Feb 27, 2024 at 20:40 Issued by Environment Canada at 7:14 PM EST Tuesday 27 February 2024 Winter weather travel advisory in effect for tonight and Wednesday. Agawa – Lake Superior Park Hazards: Total snowfall accumulations of 10 to 15 cm. Reduced visibility in heavy snow and blowing snow. A potential flash freeze. Brief risk of freezing rain. Timing: Tonight ...

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Rain Tomorrow, changing to Snow – UPDATED

Feb 27, 2024 at 06:25 Issued: 5:55 AM EST Tuesday 27 February 2024 Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Sault Ste. Marie – Superior East Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay A strong low pressure system will affect ...

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Winter Storm Watch (Missinaibi – Chapleau – Gogama – Foleyet) UPDATED

Feb 27, 2024 at 06:23 Issued: 5:47 AM EST Tuesday 27 February 2024 Winter Storm Warning in effect: Chapleau – Gogama Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Geraldton – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Nakina – Aroland – Pagwa A winter storm will affect the area beginning tonight. Hazards: Total snowfall and ice ...

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Snow Squall Watch (Pukaskwa – Searchmont)

Environment Canada issued this alert at 5:28 this morning. Lake effect snow squalls are expected to develop this afternoon and continue into Sunday with snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25cm. It is expected that there will be significantly reduced visibility at times in heavy snow and blowing snow. Lake Effect Snow Squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from ...

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Winter weather travel advisory (LSPP – St. Joseph Island)

5:27 PM EST Wednesday 14 February 2024 Winter weather travel advisory in effect for Thursday. Agawa – Lake Superior Park Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Hazards: Locally heavy snowfall with total accumulations of 7 to 12 cm. Reduced visibility in heavy snow. Timing: Early Thursday morning to Thursday afternoon. Discussion: ...

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East Algoma OPP – Don’t Pay the Price for Sledding on Thin Ice

There has been an increase of snowmobilers going through the ice on area lakes. The East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is reminding snowmobilers to ride safely for an enjoyable winter season. Snowmobiling is one of the joys of a Canadian winter, but not taking the necessary precautions can quickly result in tragedy.   No ice is “safe ice“. Underlying water currents ...

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Wawa Bus N0004 – Delayed

Wawa Bus N0004 is delayed by 15 minutes. It serves students going to: École Saint-Joseph (Wawa), École publique l’Escalade (Wawa), St. Augustine French Immersion Catholic School (Wawa), and Sir James Dunn Public School

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Hwy 17 (Wawa to Batchawana) OPEN

the highway has been reopened Jan 18, 2024 at 06:50 Highway 17 from Wawa to Batchawana Bay (Hwy 563) remains closed. The weather alerts for that area have been canceled, and the squall streamers are now directed towards Michigan, so perhaps today the highway will reopen.   Jan 17, 2024 at 07:09 Highway 17 from Wawa to Batchawana Bay (Hwy ...

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Hwy 101 (Wawa – Chapleau) OPEN

Jan 17, 2024 at 09:35 The highway has been reopened. Please travel safely. Jan 17, 2024 at 07:13 Hwy 101 from Wawa to Chapleau remains closed due to poor weather conditions.   Jan 16, 2024 at 12:32 Hwy 101 from Wawa to Chapleau has been closed due to poor weather conditions.

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Buses Delayed – N001 & N002

Bus N001 serving students in Wawa for schools: Michipicoten High School, St. Augustine French Immersion Catholic School (Wawa), Sir James Dunn Public School is delayed for 30 minutes. Bus N002 serving students in Wawa for schools: École secondaire catholique Saint-Joseph (Wawa), Michipicoten High School, is delayed for 30 minutes.

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Snow Squall Warning (Wawa – Pukaskwa Park, LSPP – Agawa) ENDS

The Snow Squall Warning ended at 3:14 a.m. Wednesday, January 17th. 5:24 AM EST Tuesday 16 January 2024 Wawa – Pukaskwa Park LSPP – Agawa Multi-day lake effect snow squalls. Hazards: Additional 40 to 60 cm of snow, with locally higher amounts possible by Wednesday morning. Significantly reduced visibility due to heavy snow and local blowing snow. Timing: Continuing through ...

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