snowy roadIn accordance with the Provincial Minimum Maintenance Standards, the City of Owen Sound is declaring a Significant Weather Event at 3:15 p.m. local time due to forecasted and/or observed weather conditions.

The City of Owen Sound wishes to note that the declaration of a significant weather event is not a notice of a reduced level of service or a road closure. The declaration is to notify the public that due to the current or forecasted conditions, caution is to be observed when travelling on roads and using sidewalks maintained by the City of Owen Sound as they are in a state of repair until an end to the significant weather event is declared. Please use caution and allow yourself extra time to reach your destination.

If you would like further information regarding the City of Owen Sound’s Winter Maintenance program, please visit

For further information on current and forecasted weather conditions, please visit the Environment Canada website at, the Weather Network website at or if you require community and social services assistance call 211 or visit their website at

City staff are working 24/7 to ensure public safety.

source: media release, City of Owen Sound




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