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Blind River, ON

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT


A strong low pressure system will affect the area beginning on Tuesday through Wednesday bringing with it a multitude of precipitation types. Precipitation will begin as periodic showers along with the risk of thunderstorms on Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning. The rain will transition over to freezing rain or ice pellets and then over to snow through the day Wednesday. During the transition from liquid to frozen precipitation, temperatures will rapidly drop into the minus teens leading to the potential of a flash freeze. The snow is expected to taper off Wednesday night with 5 to 10 centimetres possible. Hazardous travel conditions are expected as roads may become icy with the freezing rain, snow and flash freeze. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

Current ConditionsObserved at: Gore Bay-Manitoulin Airport

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly Cloudy

C

Wind:
SSE 22 km/h
More details
Temperature:
2.5°C
Pressure:
100.4 kPa
Dew point:
-3.8°C
Visibility:
16 km
Humidity:
63%
Date:
Observed at:
Gore Bay-Manitoulin Airport

ForecastForecast issued:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT


A strong low pressure system will affect the area beginning on Tuesday through Wednesday bringing with it a multitude of precipitation types. Precipitation will begin as periodic showers along with the risk of thunderstorms on Tuesday morning to Wednesday morning. The rain will transition over to freezing rain or ice pellets and then over to snow through the day Wednesday. During the transition from liquid to frozen precipitation, temperatures will rapidly drop into the minus teens leading to the potential of a flash freeze. The snow is expected to taper off Wednesday night with 5 to 10 centimetres possible. Hazardous travel conditions are expected as roads may become icy with the freezing rain, snow and flash freeze. Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

Detailed ForecastForecast issued:

Chance of showers or drizzle
Tue, 27 Feb
C
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers or drizzle and risk of a thunderstorm. Wind south 20 km/h becoming light early in the afternoon. High 7. UV index 2 or low.
Night:Cloudy with 40 percent chance of showers or drizzle in the evening and after midnight. Rain beginning overnight. Risk of a thunderstorm in the evening and after midnight. Low plus 2.
Periods of snow or rain
Wed, 28 Feb
-3°C
Periods of snow or rain. Windy. High minus 3.
Night:Snow. Windy. Low minus 17.
Chance of flurries
Thu, 29 Feb
-7°C
A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of flurries. High minus 7.
Night:Clear. Low minus 12.
Sunny
Fri, 1 Mar
C
Sunny. High plus 5.
Night:Cloudy periods. Low zero.
Cloudy
Sat, 2 Mar
C
Cloudy. High 6.
Night:Cloudy. Low plus 1.
Cloudy
Sun, 3 Mar
C
Cloudy. High plus 5.
Normals:
Max-2°C.Min-13°C.
Sunrise:
7:17 EST
Sunset:
18:14 EST

Averages and extremes

Yesterday's Data

Max:
1.5°C
Min:
-3.1°C
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