783  
WOCN12 CWTO 231021  
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
FOR NORTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 5:21 A.M. EST FRIDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2018.  
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT FOR:  
CITY OF THUNDER BAY  
SUPERIOR WEST  
BEARDMORE - JELLICOE - MACDIARMID  
GERALDTON - LONGLAC - CARAMAT  
MANITOUWADGE - HORNEPAYNE  
NIPIGON - MARATHON - SUPERIOR NORTH  
WAWA - WHITE RIVER - PUKASKWA  
AGAWA - LAKE SUPERIOR PARK  
SEARCHMONT - MONTREAL RIVER HARBOUR - BATCHAWANA BAY  
KAPUSKASING - HEARST - SMOOTH ROCK FALLS  
TIMMINS - COCHRANE - IROQUOIS FALLS  
CHAPLEAU - MISSINAIBI LAKE.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
10 TO 15 CENTIMETRES OF SNOW ON TAP TODAY.  
 
SNOW IS SPREADING ACROSS NORTHERN ONTARIO AS EXPECTED AS A LOW  
PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS NORTHEAST ACROSS LAKE SUPERIOR AND  
NORTHEASTERN ONTARIO INTO QUEBEC TODAY.  
 
TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 10 AND 15 CENTIMETRES ARE EXPECTED.  
SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO SCATTERED FLURRIES THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY  
EVENING.  
 
POOR WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO OCCASIONAL LOW  
VISIBILITY IN SNOW, AND ACCUMULATING SNOW ON UNTREATED ROADS.  
MOTORISTS SHOULD ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH THEIR DESTINATION.  
 
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE JUST BELOW THE WARNING CRITERIA  
OF 15 CENTIMETRES PER 12 HOURS.  
 
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(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING  
(HASH)ONSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
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