Town of Erin issues significant weather statement

Officials urge residents to use extreme caution on roads and sidewalks

ERIN – Due to forecasted and observed weather conditions, the Town of Erin has declared a significant weather event.

The statement, effective 7am, was issued Jan. 17 on the town’s website in accordance with the province’s Minimum Maintenance Standards.


“Please note that the declaration of a significant weather event is not a notice of a reduced level of service or a road closure,” town officials say.

“The declaration is to notify the public that due to the current or forecasted conditions, caution is to be observed when traveling on roads and using sidewalks maintained by the Town of Erin as they are in a state of repair until an end to the significant weather event is declared.”

Officials are urging residents to use caution and allow extra time to reach destinations.

For more information on the town’s winter maintenance program, visit