Update: Strong Winds and Snow Expected Most of the Day

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UPDATE: 10AM

Cold Arctic air returns with strong and gusty northwest winds.

Northwest winds with frequent gusts of 70 to 80 km/h will occur today in the wake of a sharp arctic cold front that blasted across the region last night.

These winds are strong enough to cause Isolated power outages.

Winds will slowly diminish this evening.

UPDATE:  Environment Canada has now ended the special weather statement however, winds and scattered snow showers / flurries will continue until late this afternoon.

Previous Report

Yes, It’s April 21st and yes, that’s snow you’re seeing.  A Strong northwesterly wind will produce on and off lake effect snow showers today.  The winds will remain strong for most of the day prompting Environment Canada to issue a special weather statement.

Special weather statement in effect for:

Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island

Strong Northwesterly winds expected today

Strong Northwesterly winds will develop today. Wind gusts up to 70 to 80 km/h are possible. Wind will weaken tonight.

Occasional power outages may occur.

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