Everything is in ‘shut-down’ mode in Bruce and Grey counties due to a persistent Arctic air mass that has blanketed the region and most of southwestern Ontario. Windchills tonight are expected to drop to -35C.
White-out snow conditions have closed almost every highway in the region along with schools and cancellations of events in the hundreds.
If there were an ‘Oscar’ for snow removal, the staff of Saugeen Shores would win hands-down as they fight valiantly to keep ahead of the snow squalls and do an incredible job!
Rowland’s your Independent Grocer in Port Elgin was coated in snow – a delivery truck got through before roads closed but getting out may be another matter!