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Ice storm pelts Northern Ontario

SUDBURY, Ont. -- A major storm coated northern streets and highways with snow and ice Wednesday and dumped more tha...


SUDBURY, Ont. — A major storm coated northern streets and highways with snow and ice Wednesday and dumped more than 40 centimetres of snow on Sudbury.

A large low-pressure system centered on Milwaukee and extending from Lake Superior to central Quebec made driving treacherous.

East Algoma OPP reported Wednesday afternoon that transports were becoming stuck on hills on Hwy. 17 between Thessalon and Blind River. Wednesday evening, Hwy. 129 was closed to clear snow. It reopened at 5 a.m.

Environment Canada calls for two more days of wet snow. Police advise motorists to slow down, leave more space between vehicles and avoid unnecessary travel.


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