Snow Storm Could Drop 15cm by Wednesday Afternoon

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A potent Alberta Clipper will track across central Lake Huron on Wednesday bringing heavy snow and accumulations of 10-15 cm. Accumulating snow will cause poor driving conditions, and impact the commute Wednesday morning.

Weather advisory in effect for:

  • Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island

Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for overnight and Wednesday morning.

What:
Snow, heavy at times. Total amounts of 10 to 15 cm are expected by midday Wednesday.

Where:
Southern portions of Algoma District including Sault Ste. Marie and Elliot Lake. This includes sections of the following highways:
-Highway 17
-Highway 129
-Highway 108

When:
Overnight tonight through Wednesday morning. The heaviest snowfall is expected from about 6:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M.

Actions:
Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination. If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for tail lights ahead and be prepared to stop.