The weather is about to make a major turn to a blast of winter over the next few days, cold temperatures and plenty of snow is forecast for the region.
4:50 AM EST Wednesday 08 November 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:
Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake – Wawa -Blind River – Thessalon
Snow squalls are expected today with more widespread snowfall developing overnight and into Thursday.
Snow squalls along a cold front are possible beginning this morning. Localized snowfall amounts near Lake Superior may reach up to 10 centimetres, however further inland lesser amounts are expected. Visibilities may be suddenly reduced as the snow squalls move through the region.
Snow squalls will come to an end this evening, however a developing low pressure system will then bring significant snowfall to the region overnight into Thursday. Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are expected with this system.
Environment and Climate Change Canada is closely monitoring the situation and will issue additional messages if required.