Heavy snow started to accumulate early this morning and by the time the system moves out of the area tonight, the Sault should have a 15cm thick blanket of snow left behind.
The good news is , we should see an abundance of sunshine tomorrow with temperatures above the freezing mark. Another system is expected to move in on the weekend.
Snowfall warning in effect for:
Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
Significant snowfall is expected today.
A rain and wet snow mix has moved in from Michigan as expected. The precipitation will change over to snow, heavy at times, this morning.
Total snowfall amounts near 15 cm are likely by this evening.
Hazardous winter driving conditions from very low visibility in snow and local blowing snow in exposed areas are expected today. Motorists should alter travel plans accordingly.
Rapidly accumulating snow will make travel difficult. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance.