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Environment Canada issues freezing rain warning for Toronto area

12 February, 2018, 01:16 | Author: Melinda Barton
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Forecasters are tracking some additional weather through southern Ontario.

A recent weather alert from Environment Canada states that freezing rain is expected to fall, starting Sunday morning and ending later in the afternoon. This includes Stratford and Mitchell.

Although the freezing rain will likely persist for several hours today, ice accumulations are expected to limited to a few millimetres at most as the freezing rain should be fairly light.

Another round of snow will develop overnight.


Freezing rain will add an icy sheen to Toronto's rooftops, roadways, and sidewalks over the course of Sunday. "Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions".

Nonetheless, Environment Canada's statement warns of icy conditions outdoors throughout the day, and advises drivers to slow down when on the road in slippery conditions.

The snow should end by Sunday evening, EC claims.

Keep following BlackburnNews.com for the latest weather updates.

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