As first reported by Saultonline.com Friday morning, winter is about to make a comeback Saturday if snowsqualls develop as forecast . Heavy snowsqualls have hit areas north of the Sault on Friday, those squalls are expected to move south overnight Friday into Saturday.
Environment Canada issued this watch for Sault Ste. Marie and St. Joseph Island
Persistent snow squalls giving reduced visibilities and rapidly accumulating snow possible Saturday.
Lake effect flurries and snow squalls being generated off Lake Superior are expected to shift south and affect the region beginning early Saturday morning. Local snowfall accumulations of up to 15 cm will be possible along with very low visibilities in bursts of heavy snow and blowing snow.
The snow squalls are forecast to weaken Saturday night.