Snow Squall Warning Ends for Sault and Moves East

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Screen Shot 2016-02-29 at 4.04.28 PMSNOW SQUALL WARNING FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 2:35 P.M. EST MONDAY 29 FEBRUARY 2016.
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SNOW SQUALL WARNING FOR:
      GREATER SUDBURY AND VICINITY
      MANITOULIN ISLAND
      ESPANOLA – KILLARNEY
      NORTH BAY – WEST NIPISSING.
SNOW SQUALL WARNING ENDED FOR:
      SAULT STE. MARIE – ST. JOSEPH ISLAND
      BLIND RIVER – THESSALON.
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==DISCUSSION==
BRIEF, INTENSE SNOWFALL IS OCCURRING. VISIBILITIES WILL BE RAPIDLY
REDUCED DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH BLOWING SNOW.
A FRONTAL SNOW SQUALL BAND FROM SUDBURY TO GEORGIAN BAY IS MOVING RAPIDLY EASTWARD AND WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED OVER NORTH BAY NEAR 3 P.M. EST. WIND GUSTS ALONG AND BEHIND THIS FRONT ARE GIVING HAZARDOUS BLOWING SNOW. THE SNOW SQUALL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO LAST ONE OR TWO HOURS AT ANY PARTICULAR LOCATION. GUSTS TO 80 KILOMETRES PER HOUR AND ZERO VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED.
PREPARE FOR QUICKLY CHANGING AND DETERIORATING TRAVEL CONDITIONS. VISIBILITY MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY AND SUDDENLY REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO. SNOW SQUALL WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN BANDS OF SNOW FORM THAT PRODUCE INTENSE ACCUMULATING SNOW OR NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA.
TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO STORM.ONTARIO(AT)EC.GC.CA OR  TWEET REPORTS TO (HASH)ONSTORM.

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SNOW SQUALL WARNING FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 1:37 P.M. EST MONDAY 29 FEBRUARY 2016.
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Screen Shot 2016-02-29 at 1.52.20 PMSNOW SQUALL WARNING FOR:
      SAULT STE. MARIE – ST. JOSEPH ISLAND
      GREATER SUDBURY AND VICINITY
      MANITOULIN – BLIND RIVER – KILLARNEY
      NORTH BAY – WEST NIPISSING.
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==DISCUSSION==
BRIEF, INTENSE SNOWFALL IS OCCURRING. VISIBILITIES WILL BE RAPIDLY REDUCED DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH BLOWING SNOW.
A FRONTAL SNOW SQUALL BAND FROM SUDBURY TO GEORGIAN BAY IS MOVING RAPIDLY EASTWARD AND WIND GUSTS ARE EXPECTED OVER NORTH BAY NEAR 2 P.M. EST. WIND GUSTS ALONG AND BEHIND THIS FRONT ARE GIVING HAZARDOUS BLOWING SNOW. THE SNOW SQUALL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO LAST ONE OR TWO HOURS AT ANY PARTICULAR LOCATION. GUSTS TO 80 KILOMETRES PER HOUR AND ZERO VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED. ROAD CLOSURES HAVE BEEN REPORTED BY ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE BETWEEN SAULT STE MARIE AND THESSALON.
PREPARE FOR QUICKLY CHANGING AND DETERIORATING TRAVEL CONDITIONS. VISIBILITY MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY AND SUDDENLY REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO. SNOW SQUALL WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN BANDS OF SNOW FORM THAT PRODUCE INTENSE ACCUMULATING SNOW OR NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO STORM.ONTARIO(AT)EC.GC.CA OR  TWEET REPORTS TO (HASH)ONSTORM.

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Screen Shot 2016-02-29 at 1.51.28 PMEARLIER – SNOW SQUALL WARNING FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO
ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA
AT 10:20 A.M. EST MONDAY 29 FEBRUARY 2016.
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SNOW SQUALL WARNING FOR:
=NEW= SAULT STE. MARIE – ST. JOSEPH ISLAND
=NEW= MANITOULIN – BLIND RIVER – KILLARNEY.
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==DISCUSSION==
BRIEF, INTENSE SNOWFALL IS OCCURRING. VISIBILITIES WILL BE RAPIDLY REDUCED DUE TO THE HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH BLOWING SNOW.
A FRONTAL SNOW SQUALL BAND OVER SAULT STE MARIE IS MOVING RAPIDLY EASTWARD THROUGH THE WARNED AREAS. THE SNOW SQUALL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO LAST LESS THAN ONE HOUR AT ANY PARTICULAR LOCATION. GUSTS TO 80 KILOMETRES PER HOUR AND ZERO VISIBILITY ARE EXPECTED.
PREPARE FOR QUICKLY CHANGING AND DETERIORATING TRAVEL CONDITIONS. VISIBILITY MAY BE SIGNIFICANTLY AND SUDDENLY REDUCED TO NEAR ZERO. SNOW SQUALL WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN BANDS OF SNOW FORM THAT PRODUCE INTENSE ACCUMULATING SNOW OR NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES. PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO STORM.ONTARIO(AT)EC.GC.CA OR
TWEET REPORTS TO (HASH)ONSTORM.

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