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Winter weather travel advisory in effect overnight

Heavy snow may reduce visibility on the roads
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Elliot Lake - Ranger Lake

Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for overnight and Wednesday morning.

What:
Snow, heavy at times. Total amounts of 10 to 15 cm are expected by midday Wednesday.

Where:

Southern portions of Algoma District including Sault Ste. Marie and Elliot Lake. This includes sections of the following highways:

  • Highway 17
  • Highway 129
  • Highway 108

When:
Overnight tonight through Wednesday morning. The heaviest snowfall is expected from about 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Actions:
Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop.

Discussion:
A potent Alberta Clipper will track across central Lake Huron on Wednesday bringing heavy snow and accumulations of 10-15 cm. Accumulating snow will cause poor driving conditions, and impact the commute Wednesday morning.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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