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Post by Loco101 » Mon Mar 27, 2017 8:37 pm

No watches or warnings in effect.

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Post by Loco101 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:43 am

Warnings

11:39 PM EDT Tuesday 25 April 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

Timmins - Cochrane - Iroquois Falls


Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Freezing rain developing overnight tonight.

A spring storm will arrive overnight, bringing periods of freezing rain to the region. Freezing rain will change to rain by early Thursday evening as temperatures rise above the zero degree mark.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Slow down driving in slippery conditions. Watch for taillights ahead and maintain a safe following distance. Utility outages may occur.

Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

Warnings

11:02 PM EDT Tuesday 25 April 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

Fraserdale - Pledger Lake
Kapuskasing - Hearst - Smooth Rock Falls


A long lasting period of freezing rain and ice pellets is expected beginning tonight and continuing into Thursday morning.

Hazardous winter conditions are expected to develop beginning tonight into Wednesday morning as a mix of ice pellets and freezing rain. Conditions will deteriorate through the day Wednesday, with the ice pellet and freezing rain mix changing over to freezing rain late in the day.

Snow and ice pellet accumulation will be variable across the region however 5 to 10 centimetres is likely.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and extremely hazardous. Beware of branches or electrical wires that could break under the weight of ice. Extended and widespread utility outages are possible. Public Safety Canada encourages everyone to make an emergency plan and get an emergency kit with drinking water, food, medicine, a first-aid kit and a flashlight. For information on emergency plans and kits go to http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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