Get your boots, shovels, and snowblowers out as the region is expected to be hit by the first major snowfall of 2022. 

Heavy snow is expected to fall Thursday morning into Friday afternoon - anywhere from 10-25cm, depending on your area. With the storm, heavy wind gusts and reduced visibility are expected. 

Kenora -Total snowfall accumulations of 10 to 20 cm.
Dryden - Total snowfall accumulations of 15 to 25 cm.

Rapidly accumulating snow could make travel difficult over some locations. Visibility may be suddenly reduced at times in heavy snow. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight.