Alerts for: Manitoulin - Blind River - Killarney

Warnings

11:03 AM EST Monday 11 December 2017
Snowfall warning in effect for:

  • Espanola - Killarney

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm is expected.

15 to 20 cm of snow expected tonight.

Snow will begin this evening and taper off Tuesday morning.

Highway 637 to Killarney will be affected by low visibility in heavier snow. Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

Snowfall warnings are issued when significant snowfall is expected.

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.

 

Statements

11:14 AM EST Monday 11 December 2017
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Blind River - Thessalon
  • Manitoulin Island

Widespread snow likely today, tonight and Tuesday.

An Alberta Clipper is forecast to sail across Northeastern Ontario tonight. Snow will begin today and continue into Tuesday as the clipper moves through.

Latest indications suggest total snowfall amounts in the 10 to 15 cm range in many areas by the time the snow tapers off to scattered flurries on Tuesday.

Snowfall amounts approaching 15 cm are possible in a few localities near Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. A snowfall warning has been issued for the Espanola - Killarney region where snowfall amounts exceeding 15 cm in 12 hours appear most likely.

Poor winter driving conditions are expected from the general snowfall, and then from occasional low visibility in blowing snow from stiff and cold northerly winds on Tuesday.

Environment Canada will continue to monitor this situation and update statements accordingly.

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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