Weather/Roads

EC – Snow Squall Warnings

Mar 8, 2017 @ 05:23 5:16 AM EST Wednesday 08 March 2017 Snow squall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with ...

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EC – Snow Squall Watches and Warnings

Mar 8, 2017 @ 04:52 3:25 AM EST Wednesday 08 March 2017 Snow squall warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Snow squalls are expected. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Snow ...

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EC – Snow Squall Watch

Mar 7, 2017 @ 20:07 5:38 PM EST Tuesday 07 March 2017 Snow squall watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Persistent snow squalls are expected to develop. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy ...

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Hwy 519 OPEN (Jct 17/519 to Dubreuilville)

March 7, 2017 @ 13:50 At 1:50 Wawa-news called the Superior East OPP Detachment – Wawa to confirm the status of the highways. It was confirmed that the following are open at this time: Highway 101 – Wawa to Chapleau Highway 519 – Junction of Hwy17/519 to Dubreuilville Highway 129 – Chapleau to Thessalon Tweeted at 10:57 p.m. by [email protected]_COMM_NER ...

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EC – Wind Warning for Montreal River to St. Joseph Island

Mar 7, 2017 @ 11:50 11:02 AM EST Tuesday 07 March 2017 Wind warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Very strong wind gusts that may cause damage are expected or occurring. Damaging southwesterly winds near 90 kilometres per hour are expected over the next few hours as ...

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Tuesday Morning News – March 7

Mar 7, 2017 @ 07:33 Weather – With the rain that fell all night sand has been washed away, and surfaces may be slick, walk and drive with care. The rain is expected to change to a few flurries later this morning. We are to expect 5 cm of snow today, with winds 40km gusting to 70km. It will get ...

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Hwy 101 OPEN (Wawa to Chapleau)

Mar 7, 2017 @ 3:10 Wawa-news has confirmed that the barricades have been removed and Highway 101 from Wawa to Chapleau is indeed open.   Mar 7, 2017 @2:54 According to OPP Communications ‘tweet’, Highway 101 (Wawa to Chapleau) remains closed. There has not been any media releases for this highway closure, only tweets. Mar 7, 2017 @ 2:24 At ...

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Hwy 129 OPEN (Chapleau to Thessalon)

At 6:40 a.m. Hwy 126 was reopened. It had been closed due to poor weather conditions, and to allow for investigation of a collision. Ontario511 tweeted the highway reopening. At 5:56 a.m. the OPP News Portal issued a media release stating that Highway 129 was closed from Chapleau to Thessalon. Mar 6, 2017 @ 21:56 At 9:33 p.m. OPP tweeted ...

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EC – Weather Statement Ends

Feb 28, 2017 @ 16:13 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO ENDED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 3:20 P.M. EST TUESDAY 28 FEBRUARY 2017. ——————————————————————— SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT ENDED FOR:       MANITOUWADGE – HORNEPAYNE       MARATHON – SCHREIBER       WAWA – WHITE RIVER – PUKASKWA       KAPUSKASING – HEARST – SMOOTH ROCK FALLS. ———————————————————————

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EC – Special Weather Statement

Feb 28, 2017 @ 06:35 6:09 AM EST Tuesday 28 February 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Local snowfall amounts near 15 cm today for areas northeast of Lake Superior. Snow is expected to develop this morning and persist for much of the day. Local ...

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UPDATE 11:15 – Hwy 17S OPEN One Lane

Feb 27, 2017 @ 22:15 There is one lane open at this time at the Baldhead River Bridge. It had been closed since 8:30 p.m. due to a tractor trailer fire. There is no further information available at this time. Feb 27, 2017 @ 21:37 Highway 17 is closed at this time of the Baldhead River bridge due to a ...

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EC – Special Weather Statement – Potential for Heavy Snow Tuesday

At 5 a.m. Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Marathon – Schreiber Manitouwadge – Hornepayne There is a potential for heavy snowfall on Tuesday for areas northeast of Lake Superior. Snow is expected to intensify later tonight or early Tuesday morning and persist for much of the day. Snowfall accumulations ...

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EC – Accumulating Snow Continues

Feb 26, 2017 @ 20:08  6:41 PM EST Sunday 26 February 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour Batchawana Bay Accumulating snow continues this evening. An Alberta Clipper type of disturbance has brought a general snowfall to the areas near Eastern Lake Superior as expected. Total ...

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EC – Fog Advisory (Montreal River to St. Joseph Island)

Feb 22, 2017 @ 06:37 6:04 AM EST Wednesday 22 February 2017 Fog advisory in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. Dense fog has developed in some locales and is expected to continue early this morning. As a result, visibility ...

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