Environment Canada's winter storm warning continues today for the North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa area
Significant winter storm for today through Thursday.
This is a warning that dangerous winter weather conditions are imminent or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions.
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An Alberta clipper storm system over northwestern Ontario is forecast to intensify today as it heads towards the Algoma region this evening. Snow is currently spreading across northwestern Ontario and Lake Superior and is expected to more eastern portions of northeastern Ontario by this afternoon. The snow will taper off over western sections tonight but persist through Thursday farther east.
Snowfall amounts of 15 to 20 centimetres are expected by Thursday night. In addition..Strong and gusty winds northerly winds behind the disturbance will causing drifting and blowing snow as well as cold windchill values.
Motorists are advised to exercise extreme caution as conditions deteriorate today.