UPDATE AT 2:30pm: All highways in the region have reopened.

UPDATE AT 12:30pm:  Hwy. 101 between Timmins and Chapleau open again, as is Hwy. 655 between Timmins and Driftwood.

UPDATE AT 10:30am: Environment Canada has downgraded the weather warning to a blowing snow advisory.  NW wind to 60 km/h causing blowing snow and reduced visibility this afternoon; 50km/h this evening, then becoming light.  All closures remain in effect at this hour.

UPDATE AT 8:30am:

  • HIGHWAY 11 NOW CLOSED FROM LONGLAC TO NEW LISKEARD

UPDATE AT 7:10am:

Many area highways remain closed due to weather:

  • HWY 101 CLOSED FROM HWY 11 MATHESON TO THE QUEBEC BORDER
  • HWY 101 CLOSED FROM CHAPLEAU TO TIMMINS
  • HWY 11 CLOSED FROM TEMISKAMING SHORES TO LONGLAC
  • HWY 655 CLOSED FROM JCT HWY 11 TO NORTH OF TIMMINS
  • HWY 144 CLOSED FROM HWY 101 TIMMINS