Snow Squalls Keep Highway North Closed


Persistent snow squalls north of Sault Ste. Marie is keeping Highway 17 north closed from Batchawana to Wawa.  Snow squalls began last Thursday evening and for the most part, have not ended in the Superior East region.

Snow squall warning in effect for:

Agawa – Lake Superior Park
Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay
Snow squalls continue today and tonight.

Snow squalls will continue to affect areas north of Batchawana Bay today and tonight. Local snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm are possible today, and an additional 10 cm tonight.

These snow squalls may continue to affect the area into Wednesday.

Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve.