Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake
  • Gogama – Foleyet
  • Wawa – Pukaskwa Park
  • White River – Dubreuilville
  • Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake

Snow squalls are expected today with more widespread snowfall developing overnight and into Thursday.

Snow squalls along a cold front are possible beginning this morning. Localized snowfall amounts near Lake Superior may reach up to 10 centimetres, however further inland lesser amounts are expected. Visibilities may be suddenly reduced as the snow squalls move through the region.

Snow squalls will come to an end this evening, however, a developing low-pressure system will then bring significant snowfall to the region overnight into Thursday. Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are expected with this system.

Environment and Climate Change Canada is closely monitoring the situation and will issue additional messages if required.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.


Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Blind River – Thessalon
  • Espanola – Killarney
  • Manitoulin Island
  • Greater Sudbury and vicinity

Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for Thursday.

Snowfall and rapidly falling temperatures could affect road conditions beginning early Thursday morning.

A cold front is expected to track over the area on Thursday. As this front passes, scattered rain showers or flurries will quickly change to heavier snow. Temperatures will also quickly fall, which could lead to locally icy surfaces.

Snowfall amounts near 5 cm are expected by Thursday evening before the snow tapers to isolated flurries.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.