Weather/Roads

Hwy 17 (Wawa to Batchawana) CLOSED

Feb 2, 2023 at 06:51 Highway 17 remains closed. The highway has been closed since 9:13 Wednesday, February 2nd, 2023. Feb 1, 2023 at 21:55 Highway 17 remains closed from Wawa to Batchawana due to poor weather. Feb 1, 2023 at 14:22 Highway 17 from Wawa to Batchawana remains closed. Feb 1, 2023 at 09:18 Hwy 17 has closed from ...

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Snow Squall Warning (LSPP – Searchmont)

Snow squall warning in effect for: 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 blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate. Hazards: Sudden whiteout conditions in heavy snow and local blowing snow. Snowfall accumulations ...

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Snow Squall Warning (Missinaibi Lake – Chapleau – Foleyet)

5:44 AM EST Thursday 02 February 2023 Snow squall watch in effect for: Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake Gogama – Foleyet Brief, intense snowfall is expected to develop. Under the snow squall, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow. Hazards: Sudden whiteout conditions in heavy snow and local blowing snow. Snowfall accumulations of 2 to 5 cm in ...

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Area Road Conditions – January 31

Jan 31, 2023 at 06:47 Here are the road conditions for the Wawa area as posted by ON511. Primary Condition Secondary Condition visibility drifting Highway 101 From Highway 144 to Shawmere River Bare and dry road Partly snow covered Good No 23-1-31 5:11 AM Highway 101 From Shawmere River to Highway 651 Bare and wet road Bare and dry road ...

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Snow Squall Watch (White River – Dubreuilville)

Jan 31, 2023 at 06:40 At 5:21 this morning, Environment Canada issued a Snow Squall Watch for White River to Dubreuilville. Snow squalls are expected to develop with local snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25 cm. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow, and snow will quickly accumulate.

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Snow Squall Warning (Pukaskwa Park – Wawa)

Jan 31, 2023 at 06:40 At 5:21 this morning, Environment Canada issued a Snow Squall Warning for Pukaskwa Park to Wawa. Snow squalls are expected with local snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25 cm/12 hrs this morning and throughout the day and early evening. Under the snow squall bands, visibilities will be significantly reduced due to the heavy snow combined ...

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Extreme Cold Warning (Northern Ontario) – CONTINUES

Jan 31, 2023 at 06:35 Wind chill values near -40 are expected this morning, and will likely return Thursday into Friday. Some areas further north may experience colder temperatures, Environment Canada is forecasting -45 temperatures, with wind chill values near -50 possibly appearing later in the week.   Jan 30, 2023 at 12:24 The Extreme Cold Warning has been extended ...

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Hwy 17 (Wawa to Batchawana) OPEN

Jan 31, 2023 at 04:17 At 3:09 the highway was opened. Jan 30, 2023 at 22:17 HWY 17 has been closed from Wawa to Batchawana due to poor weather and road conditions. The highway was closed at 22:08.

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Snow Squall Watch (LSPP to Searchmont)

At 8:22 Environment Canada issued a snow squall watch for Lake Superior Provincial Park to Searchmont. Snow squalls are expected to move back into the region later in the day and may last through Tuesday morning. Snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25 cm are expected. Environment Canada warns “Travel may be hazardous due to sudden changes in the weather. Visibility ...

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory (Montreal River Harbour-Searchmont) – ENDED

Jan 30, 2023 at 08:56 At 8:25 a.m. Environment Canada ended this Winter Weather Travel Advisory. Jan 30, 2023 at 07:13 At 5:23 a.m. Environment Canada continued a Winter Weather Travel Advisory for a region from Montreal River Harbour to Searchmont. Lake effect snow is expected to continue early this morning with additional snowfall amounts of 2 to 4 cm ...

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Area Road Conditions – January 30

Jan 30, 2023 at 06:43 Here are the road conditions for the Wawa area as posted by ON511. Primary Condition Secondary Condition visibility drifting Highway 101 From Highway 144 to Shawmere River Bare and wet road Partly snow covered Good No 23-1-30 5:13 AM Highway 101 From Shawmere River to Highway 651 Partly snow covered Partly snow packed Good No ...

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Bus Cancellation – Hornepayne

Due to driver shortages, Route N01 servicing Hornepayne Public, Holy Name of Jesus, and Ecole Saint Nom de Jesus will be cancelled for Monday, January 30th, and Tuesday, January 31st.

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Hwy 17 (Marathon – Nipigon) OPEN

Jan 28, 2023 at 17:46 Highway 17 between Marathon to Nipigon was reopened at 17:28 Jan 28, 2023 at 15:52 Hwy 17 is closed from Marathon to Nipigon due to a collision at 14:09.Reports are that this closure will be lengthy.

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Winter Weather Travel Advisory – UPDATED 6:41

The Winter Weather Travel Advisory has ended. Jan 28, 2023 at 06:41 The weather system causing the Winter Weather Travel Advisory has shifted south and the advisory has been cancelled for Lake Superior Park to Agawa. It now encompasses the region from Montreal River Harbour south to Sault Ste. Marie and St. Joseph Island. The peak snowfall rate is now ...

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