Weather/Roads

Air Quality Statement (Wawa – Pukaskwa Park)

5:14 a.m. EDT Monday 5 June 2023 High levels of air pollution have developed due to smoke from forest fires. Smoke plumes from local forest fires as well as forest fires in Quebec have resulted in deteriorated air quality. Poor air quality may persist through the day today. Air quality and visibility due to wildfire smoke can fluctuate over short ...

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Heavy Rainfall & Thunderstorms (Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa)

11:10 a.m. EDT Friday 2 June 2023 Wawa – White River – Pukaskwa Showers and thunderstorms will develop this afternoon. These thunderstorms will be very slow-moving and could produce very localized heavy rainfall with 30 to 60mm possible if they remain in place over one area. Rainfall warnings may be issued as thunderstorms develop. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is ...

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Heat Warning (Chapleau – Gogama) CONTINUES

Jun 2, 2023 at 06:06 Daytime high temperatures are expected to be near 30 degrees Celsius again today. Temperatures will fall below heat criteria tonight with lows in the 13 to 15 degrees Celsius range.   Jun 1, 2023 at 08:03 5:17 AM EDT Thursday 1 June 2023 The heat event is expected to persist through Friday and might continue ...

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Travel and use Restrictions in the Northeast Region – MNRF Chapleau-Wawa District:

Under the Emergency Area Order EAO-2023-01 declared on May 31, 2023, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Chapleau-Wawa District has put in an Implementation Order for the WAW003 fire to protect public safety and to facilitate effective fire suppression. The following restrictions listed below and as outlined on the Implementation Order map, are now in effect until further notice. ...

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Heat Warning (White River – Dubreuilville) CONTINUES

Jun 1, 2023 at 08:08 5:17 AM EDT Thursday 1 June 2023 The heat event is expected to persist through Friday and might continue into Saturday in some locales, with maximum 29 to 32 degrees Celsius.   May 31, 2023 at 07:32 4:54 AM EDT Wednesday 31 May 2023 The heat event is expected to persist through Friday and might ...

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Heat Warning (Manitouwadge – Hornepayne) CONTINUES

Jun 1, 2023 at 08:06 5:17 AM EDT Thursday 1 June 2023 The heat event is expected to persist today, and may continue into Saturday in some locales with max temperatures of 29 to 32 degrees Celsius. May 31, 2023 at 07:35 4:54 AM EDT Wednesday 31 May 2023 The Heat Warning remains in effect for: Geraldton – Manitouwadge – ...

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Forest Fire closes Hwy 631 (White River to Hornepayne) – OPEN

May 31, 2023 at 09:18 At 8:17 a.m. the highway was reopened.   May 31, 2023 at 06:15 the highway was closed at 23:00 and remains closed at this time. May 30, 2023 at 21:44 The highway was reopened at 9:44 p.m. The fire that has been closing the highway, Wawa 3 began the afternoon of May 27, and is ...

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Hwy 17 (Wawa to Batchawana Bay) OPEN

May 23, 2023 at 06:25 At 8 p.m. last night the highway was completely opened. May 22, 2023 at 17:26 The westbound lane and shoulder remains closed after this collision. ON511 states the location to be at the Ranwick Uranium Mine Road (ON511 states it as being Rainwick which is incorrect). May 22, 2023 at 12:31 Highway 17 is closed ...

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Snowfall Warning (Manitouwadge – Hornepayne)

  6:40 AM EDT Tuesday 2 May 2023 Snowfall Warning in effect for: Geraldton – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Environment Canada is warning that snowfall with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected this morning. The wet snow combined with gusty northerly winds to 60 km/h may lead to isolated power outages. The highest snowfall totals should remain east ...

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EC – Rain Continues (Chapleau – Gogama)

5:30 AM EDT Monday 1 May 2023 Special Weather Statement in effect for: Chapleau – Gogama Rain continues to affect northeastern Ontario this morning and should persist through the day. Additional amounts of 10 to 20 mm are likely. The rain may mix with or change over to snow for some areas later today or tonight. For information concerning flooding, ...

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EC – Snowfall Warning (Manitouwadge – Hornepayne)

4:57 AM EDT Monday 1 May 2023 Snowfall Warning in effect for: Geraldton – Manitouwadge – Hornepayne Light rain or snow with a risk of freezing rain will affect areas north of Lake Superior today. Any rain should transition to snow as the day progresses and become heavier later this afternoon or early evening. Environment Canada warns that the wet ...

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EC – Strong Winds Expected Today (Wawa – Pukaskwa Park)

4:38 a.m. EDT Monday 1 May 2023 Environment Canada warns that strong northerly wind gusts of 70 to 80 km/h are expected to develop this morning. These wind gusts are expected to diminish later tonight or Tuesday morning.   Gale warning in effect on Lake Superior. Wind north 35 knots diminishing to north 30 Tuesday morning and to north 20 ...

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Winter weather travel advisory (Pukaskwa Park – Lake Superior Park)

4:13 PM EDT Saturday 22 April 2023 Winter weather travel advisory in effect for: Pukaskwa Park – White River – Wawa Agawa – Lake Superior Park Hazards: Snow with amounts of 10 to 15 cm possible. Low visibility in areas of heavier snow. Timing: Now through Sunday morning. Discussion: Snow is expected to intensify this evening for areas north and ...

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