Cambridge Bay can expect to see winter storm conditions to hit the community Thursday.

Environment Canada issued a winter storm watch for the region Tuesday afternoon. Winds will significantly increase by Thursday morning in combination with falling snow, leading to blizzard conditions.

Public Safety Canada encourages everybody to make an emergency plan and to get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, first aid kit and a flashlight. For information on emergency plans and kits go to

To report severe weather in Nunavut you can email Environment Canada at

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