Weather/Roads

Coast Guard: Ice unstable due to warmer temperatures

Jan 10, 2018 @ 17:41 The Coast Guard is warning, Wednesday, of unstable ice conditions due to the warming temperatures in Northern Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and much of the Great Lakes. The public is encouraged to use extreme caution if partipating in recreational ice activities. If you’re planning to go out on the Great Lakes in the winter, remember the acronym ...

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Planning to Travel late Wednesday?

If you have travel plans you may wish to keep an eye on the weather tomorrow. Environment Canada is warning of the potential for ‘significant’ snowfall Wednesday night into Thursday with gusty northeast winds creating local blowing snow. For Wawa is the concern that this may begin as rain or freezing rain before it turns to snow. “At this point, ...

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Hwy 17 OPEN UPDATE

Jan 7, 2018 @ 19:56 At 7:55 OPP Communications tweeted   Jan 7, 2018 @ 19:33 Jan 7, 2018 @ 18:57 Jan 7, 2018 @ 15:33 The snow squall warning for Marathon to Schreiber has ended at 3:30. The snow squall warnings continue for Pukaskwa Park – Wawa, Agawa – Lake Superior Park Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana ...

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Snow Squalls from Schreiber to Searchmont today

Jan 7, 2018 @ 05:42 Temperatures have warmed up significantly, and the snow has begun to fall. The winds have also picked up and with the falling snow is creating snow squall conditions. At 5:17 a.m. Environment Canada issued a snow squall warning from Schreiber to Searchmont. Environment Canada warns that “under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly ...

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It’s slowly warming up out there – EC Cancels Extreme Cold Warning

Jan 6, 2018 @ 14:35 At a quarter after 11 this morning, Environment Canada cancelled the Extreme Cold Warning for Wawa, White River, Marathon, Montreal River Harbour, Lake Superior Provincial Park, Hornepayne and Sault Ste. Marie. At 2:30 the Extreme Cold Warning was lifted for Chapleau, Kapuskasing, Hearst, Timmins, Cochrane, Greater Sudbury and Vicinity, Gogama, Kirkland Lake, New Liskeard, Temagami, ...

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Extreme Cold Weather Continues Until Saturday

Jan 5, 2018 @ 07:57 5:10 AM EST Friday 05 January 2018 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: all of Northern Ontario & Southern Ontario A period of very cold wind chills continues. Wind chills values are forecast to be between minus 40 to minus 48 this morning. Most regions will see these extreme wind chill values again Friday night ...

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Extreme Cold Warnings Continue for Northern Ontario

Jan 4, 2018 @ 06:52 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Northern Ontario as shown in graphic to right A period of very cold wind chills is expected. Extreme wind chill values near or below minus 40 are expected early this morning in some locales, again tonight and Friday morning, and once again Friday night and Saturday morning. Dress warmly. ...

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Hwy 17 CLOSED (East of Batchewana River Bridge)

Dec 31, 2017 @ 20:25 Ontario511 tweeted at 7:57 p.m.: “Hwy17 is closed in both directions east of Batchewana River Bridge due to a collision.” Earlier at 7:12 p.m. OPPCommunicationsNER tweeted:  “COLLISION: #Hwy17 is BLOCKED in both directions East of #Batchewana River Bridge #BatchewanaBay – Single vehicle, Emergency crews enroute.” There is no other information available at this time, Wawa-news ...

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Extreme Cold Weather Continues across Northern Ontario

Dec 31, 2017 @ 08:29 4:57 AM EST Sunday 31 December 2017 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville A prolonged period of very cold wind chills continues. A cold Arctic air mass continues to keep a strong frigid grip over Northern Ontario. Wind chill values of minus 40 or colder are occurring ...

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Extreme Cold Continues around Wawa

Dec 30, 2017 @ 08:16 5:16 AM EST Saturday 30 December 2017 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for: White River – Dubreuilville Kenor – Nestor Falls Dryden – Ignace Red Lake – Ear Falls Sioux Lookout – Savant Lake Geraldton – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Kapuskasing – Hearst Timmins – Cochrane Chapleau – Gogama Kirkland – New Liskeard – Temagami A prolonged ...

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Traffic Delays north of Wawa

Dec 29, 2017 @ 10:42 a.m. Tweets are advising of a lane closure 60 kms north of Wawa (Hammer Lake area). There may be traffic delays. Wawa-news expects that the highway will be closed for a short time to allow the tow truck to remove the tractor and trailer.  

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