Snow Squalls Likely To Hit Several Areas In Algoma

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Snow squall warning in effect for:

Blind River – Thessalon
Lake effect snow squalls today.

Lake effect flurries are expected to develop this morning. Some of these flurries are then expected to intensify into local snow squalls near noon and continue through the rest of the day. Areas south and east of Elliot Lake are most likely to see the snow squalls. Local snowfall accumulations of 10 to 20 cm will be possible by the time the snow squalls move east of the region this evening.

Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

Snow squall warning in effect for:

Espanola – Killarney
Manitoulin Island
Lake effect snow squalls beginning this afternoon.

Lake effect flurries are expected to develop by midday today. Some of these flurries will then intensify into local snow squalls this afternoon and persist through Thursday morning. Local snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25 cm will be possible tonight with an additional 5 centimetres possible Thursday before the squalls move out of the area.

Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

Snow squall warning in effect for:

Wawa – Pukaskwa Park
White River – Dubreuilville
Lake effect snow squalls today.

Southerly winds over the relatively warm waters of Lake Superior are expected to produce flurries and local snow squalls today. The squalls could start as early as this morning and are expected to continue through tonight.

Local snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are possible today, however areas closer to Lake Superior could see locally higher amounts of 15 to 25 cm. Additional amounts of 5 to 15 cm are possible tonight into Thursday morning.

Local blowing snow reducing visibilities will also be a concern.

The local snow squalls are forecast to taper off when the winds shift to the northwest on Thursday.

Snow squalls cause weather conditions to vary considerably; changes from clear skies to heavy snow within just a few kilometres are common. Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions.

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