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.
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.