Environment Canada has issued a winter weather travel advisory for the areas of Kenora, Whitedog, Grassy Narrows, Sioux Narrows - Nestor Falls, Morsen, Dryden, Vermilion Bay, Ignace. and English River.
A low-pressure system tracking south of the region will bring significant snowfall to northwestern Ontario beginning early Tuesday morning. Snow and local blowing snow is expected to impact travel conditions through Tuesday.
The travel advisory is in effect starting Tuesday into Tuesday evening and will bring 10 to 15 cm of snow.
Snow, heavy at times, which could reduce visibilities. Local blowing snow at times due to winds gusting up to 50 km/h.
Motorists should expect hazardous winter driving conditions and adjust travel plans accordingly. If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. If you must drive, be prepared for areas of poor visibility. Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways, and parking lots may become difficult to navigate due to accumulating snow.
For road conditions and other traveler information from the Ministry of Transportation, visit https://www.ontario.ca/511, https://www.twitter.com/511Ontario, or call 5-1-1.