UPDATE : Major winter storm Sunday into Monday – Sault Ste. Marie and Area

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Special weather statement in effect for:

Agawa – Lake Superior Park
Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay
Major winter storm Sunday into Monday.

An intense low pressure system is expected to bring a significant mix of wintry precipitation to much of northern Ontario Sunday into Monday, including snow, ice pellets and freezing rain. Some areas may see rain as well.

Significant ice accumulation may be possible and widespread power outages are expected where freezing rain is the primary form of precipitation.

Additionally, strong easterly winds may accompany the precipitation, particularly on Monday.

Travel is expected to rapidly deteriorate Sunday morning.

Environment Canada will continue to closely monitor this developing situation.