TODAY: Drizzle and rain for southern regions this morning, possibly mixed with snow for Wawa, Timmins, Cochrane, Kapuskasing and Hearst. The precipitation should end for most areas this morning, with some clearing for Wawa and Sault Ste. Marie. Highs will range from 4 C to 9 C.
TONIGHT: Lows from 0 C to -10 C.
TOMORROW: Sunny for most of northeastern Ontario. Highs from 9 C to 14 C. The James Bay coast can expect snow to develop. Attawapiskat could get up to 10 cm with temperatures falling to -9 C.
SUNDAY: A mix of sun and cloud with the slight chance of showers. Highs from 1 C to 13 C. Along James Bay highs from -6 C to -3 C.
LEGAL ACTION: Residents of the community of Beaver Lake are threatening a class action lawsuit if the City of Greater Sudbury closes their small fire station. It's one of nine fire halls slated to close if the proposed Fire Services Optimization plan proceeds. If that happens the community plans to fight back.
GREEN BUSINESSES: Several businesses in Sudbury are being recognized for their efforts to become more eco-friendly. The program Green Economy North handed out awards last night.
COURT: Some people in Elliot Lake say they're upset they're not being kept in the loop over legal proceedings involving the 2012 mall collapse. Two women were killed when the building's roof gave way. More than a dozen others were injured. Ed Eckert lives in the community. He wants the court to provide updates to the community.
SCIENCE MARCH: Sudbury scientists are being encouraged to get out of the lab and hit the streets tomorrow. The March for Science is set to start out from Health Sciences North at noon and make its way along Paris Street to the downtown core. There are dozens of March for Science events being held all over the world tomorrow, including 18 in Canada. The Sudbury event is the only one in northern Ontario.
ROADS & HIGHWAYS
Major highways in northeastern Ontario are bare and wet. There is some snow cover on Highway 144 north of the watershed and on Highway 101 from Timmins to Foleyet. Visibility may be reduced in rain and snow.
In the Kirkland Lake area Highway 672 is closed from Highway 66 to Highway 101 due to a washout.
On Highway 579 north of Cochrane the Gardiner Ferry is not running.
Highway 7044 (Old Cartier Road) is closed 13.6 km north of Highway 144 on the north side of Fox Lake Road and 5.8 km south of the Highway 144 Cartier until a culvert can be replaced this summer.
Find more information on road conditions on the Ministry of Transportation website.