Snow Squall Warning Issued For North of the Sault


If you’re planning on traveling on Highway 17 north later today or tonight, you could run into snow squall activity. Environment Canada has replaced a snow squall watch with a warning. That means snow squalls will occur. The snow squalls are not expected to impact Sault Ste. Marie, however light snow showers are possible – no major accumulation is expected in the city.

The warning was issued for areas from Heyden north to Wawa.

Lake effect snow squalls will develop later today. Heavy snowfall with local accumulations of 15 to 35 cm likely. Very poor visibility in bursts of heavy snow.

Beginning late this afternoon or evening and continuing into Thursday.

Lake effect snow squalls off Lake Superior will develop later today as colder air moves into the region. The highest snowfall amounts are most likely to occur south of Wawa.

The snow squalls will diminish late Thursday.

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