Weather/Roads

Accused Transferred to Sûreté du Quebec

Sep 23, 2017 @ 08:09 On Friday, September 22, 2017, the accused involved in an Amber Alert apprehension southwest of Renfrew was transferred from Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) custody and into the custody of Québec (SQ). The Amber Alert which was initiated in Quebec on September 14, 2017 resulted in OPP’s involvement when the suspect was located in eastern Ontario. Several OPP ...

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UPDATE – EC Fog Advisory

Fog Advisory ended 9:08 a.m. FOG ADVISORY FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA AT 5:20 A.M. EDT SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER 2017. ——————————————————————— FOG ADVISORY FOR:       NIPIGON – MARATHON – SUPERIOR NORTH       WAWA – PUKASKWA PARK. ——————————————————————— ==DISCUSSION== NEAR ZERO VISIBILITY IN FOG IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. AREAS OF DENSE FOG ARE AFFECTING REGIONS NEAR NORTHERN LAKE SUPERIOR. THE FOG ...

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UPDATE – Thunderstorm Warning

Sep 22, 2017 @ 15:48 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ENDED FOR:       WAWA – PUKASKWA PARK       WHITE RIVER – DUBREUILVILLE. 11:16 AM EDT Friday 22 September 2017 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may be capable of producing strong wind gusts, large hail and ...

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EC – Issues Frost Advisory for much of Northern Ontario

Aug 24, 2017 @ 22:24 Issued at 10:21 PM EDT Thursday 24 August 2017 Frost advisory in effect for: Sioux Lookout – Savant Lake Armstrong – Auden – Wabakimi Park Nakina – Aroland – Pagwa Manitouwadge – Hornepayne White River – Dubreuilville Kapuskasing – Hearst Timmins – Cochrane Chapleau – Gogama Frost may damage some crops in frost-prone areas. Clear ...

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Rain – Heavy at Times Expected

Aug 17, 2017 @ 09:01 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Rain at times heavy will begin this morning and continue into Friday morning. Rainfall amounts of 25 to 40 mm are expected from this event. Thunderstorms are also possible, and any location which receives multiple thunderstorms may receive higher rainfall amounts. ...

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Thunderstorm Watch

Jul 30, 2017 @ 22:35 Severe thunderstorm watch (continues 10:21 p.m.) in effect for: Chapleau – Gogama Kirkland Lake – New Liskeard – Tegagami Timmins – Cochrane Jul 30, 2017 @ 11:22 11:17 AM EDT Sunday 30 July 2017 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: White River – Dubreuilville (ended 10:21 p.m.) Chapleau (continues 10:21 p.m.) Missinaibi Lake Gogama (continues 10:21 p.m.) Foleyet Kirkland ...

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Traffic Delays continue at Alona Bay

Jul 26, 2017 @ 08:40 Traffic delays continue at Alona Bay as work continues to repair the washout of Sunday. One lane is open to travel, alternating flows of traffic. If you are planning to go to the Sault or points east, you may wish to leave earlier because the amount of construction is making the trip take longer than ...

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Lots of Rain fell Sunday Morning Throughout Algoma

That rainstorm that hit about 3 a.m. Sunday in Wawa also delivered lots of rain to other parts of Northeastern Ontario. Total rainfall amounts of 25 millimetres or more received by Environment Canada as of Monday, July 24, at 6.00 p.m. are shown below. This rainfall may have been a contributing factor in the Hwy 17, Alona Bay Lookout washout. At ...

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Hwy 17 CLOSED (Alona Bay Washout) – 9:36 a.m. UPDATE

Jul 24, 2017 @ 09:36 There has not been a press release from the OPP, but Ontario511 is saying that Highway 17 is open one lane, alternating traffic. The highway has been open since 8:29 a.m. e   Jul 24, 2017 @ 07:36 – There is not much news yet on the highway closures this morning. Highway 17 at the Alona ...

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EC – Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Jul 6, 2017 @ 13:14 12:55 PM EDT Thursday 06 July 2017 Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay At 12:55 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a severe thunderstorm capable of producing very strong wind gusts, up to nickel size hail and heavy rain. ...

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EC – Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Jul 6, 2017 @ 11:18 11:13 AM EDT Thursday 06 July 2017 Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Agawa – Lake Superior Park Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay Conditions are favourable for the development of dangerous thunderstorms that may be capable of producing ...

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EC – Fog Advisory

UPDATE 11:12 a.m. Originally posted Jul 6, 2017 @ 09:07 issued at 8:30 AM EDT Thursday 06 July 2017 Fog advisory in effect for: Marathon – Schreiber (ended 11:12 a.m.) Wawa – Pukaskwa Park (ended 11:12 a.m.) White River – Dubreuilville (ended 10:07 a.m.) Agawa – Lake Superior Park (ended 9:20 a.m.) Near zero visibility in fog is expected or occurring. ...

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Somber third anniversary of suspension of Algoma’s Passenger Train

Jul 4, 2017 @ 08:02   July 15, 2017 will mark the beginning of the 3rd year without passenger train service throughout remote areas of Algoma District. As a consequence, the Coalition for Algoma Passenger Trains (CAPT) will hold a special media event on July 12 at 10 am in Sault Ste. Marie at the Civic Centre and on July ...

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EC – Most Rain has fallen UPDATE (Special Weather Statement Ends)

Jun 19, 2017 @ 11:32 Special Weather Statement ends (11:17 a.m.) for: Wawa White River Pukaskawa Agawa Lake Superior Park Jun 19, 2017 @ 09:53 5:47 AM EDT Monday 19 June 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa Pukaskwa Park White River Dubreuilville Lake Superior Park Rainfall amounts 20 to 40 mm with local amounts to 75 mm. A ...

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Lots of Rain Expected over next 24 hours

Jun 18, 2017 @ 11:15 11:01 AM EDT Sunday 18 June 2017 Special weather statement in effect for: Wawa – Pukaskwa Park White River – Dubreuilville Rainfall amounts 20 to 40 mm with local amounts to 60 mm. A low-pressure system currently over Lake Michigan is expected to track slowly northeastwards over the next 24 hours. This moist system is ...

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