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Winter weather travel advisory in effect this afternoon for the Sault and area

Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly, Environment Canada says
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Agawa - Lake Superior Park
  • Sault Ste. Marie - St. Joseph Island
  • Searchmont - Montreal River Harbour - Batchawana Bay
  • Wawa - Pukaskwa Park
  • White River - Dubreuilville

Winter weather travel advisory in effect for this afternoon into Wednesday.

What:
Total snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm.
Snow, heavy at times, which could reduce visibilities.
Local blowing snow.

When:
Late this afternoon into Wednesday morning.

Discussion:
A low pressure system tracking across the region will bring snow and local blowing snow beginning late this afternoon. Snow will ease to light flurries Wednesday morning.

Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. If you must drive, be prepared for areas of poor visibility. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.

For road conditions and other traveller information from the Ministry of Transportation, visit https://www.ontario.ca/511, https://www.twitter.com/511Ontario, or call 5-1-1.

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.

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