Alerts for: Nipigon - Marathon - Superior North

Warnings

2:20 PM EDT Thursday 27 April 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Nipigon - Rossport

Significant ice build-up due to a long-lasting period of freezing rain is expected or occurring.

More freezing rain and ice pellets expected today.

The freezing precipitation will continue this afternoon before changing over to snow by evening.

Further ice accumulations of 5 to 10 mm are possible today.

Northerly winds gusting to 40 km/h will continue today. Hence ice laden tree limbs may come down on power lines, resulting in possible widespread and extended power outages across the region.

Snow will taper off to scattered flurries by Friday morning as the low pressure area moves away towards Hudson Bay.

Travel is not recommended. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and extremely hazardous. Beware of branches or electrical wires that could break under the weight of ice. Stay away from fallen power lines. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight.

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

 

10:30 AM EDT Thursday 27 April 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Marathon - Schreiber

Freezing rain is expected or occurring.

More freezing rain expected today.

The freezing rain is expected to change to rain this afternoon as temperatures finally edge above the zero degree mark.

Further ice accumulations of 10 to 15 mm are possible today.

Northeasterly winds gusting to 60 km/h will continue today. Hence ice laden tree limbs may come down on power lines, resulting in possible widespread and extended power outages across the region.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays. Utility outages may occur.

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

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