SNOWFALL WARNING: Wawa, Searchmont, Montreal River Harbour, Batchawana Bay, Agawa, Lake Superior Park, Chapleau, Gogama, Temagami, New Liskeard, Englehart and Kirkland Lake. Snow will be heavy at times today and tonight. Snowfall totals could range from 10 to 20 cm.
Most of the rest of the region is under a special weather statement, also calling for snow today. Most regions can expect 2 to 10 cm. Along James Bay, a mix of sun and cloud today. Temperatures will range from -2 C to 1 C. The snow will be heavy tonight with another 10 to 15 cm.
For Sault Ste Marie, the north shore, Elliot Lake, Manitoulin, Sudbury and North Bay, the snow will change to rain overnight, then back to light snow tomorrow as temperatures fall a few degrees below freezing. The snow should taper off Friday afternoon.
For the latest on weather conditions tune into @MorningNorth live from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. each weekday morning. 99.9FM in Sudbury.
ROADS: The city of Sudbury is trying to tackle thick ridges of built-up ice on roads and laneways in the city. The general manager of infrastructure services says normally rising temperatures would have helped break up and melt the rutty ice ridges by now, but Tony Cecutti says it's been too cold for too long, with no end in sight.
BUSINESS: Sudbury is one of the cheapest cities in the world to start a business. That's according to a new report by the consulting firm KPMG. It ranked 107 global cities for lowest business costs. Sudbury ranked 14th overall.
HOSPICE: The Maison Vale Hospice in Sudbury is expanding it's service to help families whose children are dying. Leo Therrien is the executive director of the hospice. He said a pilot project is being launched for pediatric patients in this region with terminal cancer. FULL STORY
FISHERY: Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli is calling the governments plan to help the walleye population in Lake Nipissing a band aid solution.Yesterday, the ministry of natural resources released details of a draft fisheries management plan for the lake. The plan included anglers only being able to keep walleye bigger than 46 centimeters, and extending the bass seasons. Fedeli said he feels the MNR should allow the lake to be re-stocked.
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Road conditions and visibility is expected to deteriorate as snow falls across the region today and tonight. The heaviest snow is expected overnight. Southern regions can expect the snow change to rain overnight, creating slushy conditions.
The Ministry of Transportation keeps an eye on the roads around the clock. Click here and then on the "road conditions" box in the new window to reveal the latest information.
See problems on the roads at highways? Send a note to @Sudburytraffic on Twitter, or phone the CBC Sudbury traffic line 705-670-3191.
Mark Wiseman,VP at Avalon Rare Metals, was in the @MorningNorth studio this week. He share some of the wisdom he's gained when it comes to how junior mining companies can make money. LISTEN