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WWCN11 CWTO 121655  
FLASH FREEZE WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 11:55 A.M. EST FRIDAY 12 JANUARY 2018.  
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FLASH FREEZE WARNING FOR:  
GODERICH - BLUEWATER - SOUTHERN HURON COUNTY  
WINGHAM - BLYTH - NORTHERN HURON COUNTY  
LISTOWEL - MILVERTON - NORTHERN PERTH COUNTY  
MOUNT FOREST - ARTHUR - NORTHERN WELLINGTON COUNTY  
DUFFERIN - INNISFIL  
SAUGEEN SHORES - KINCARDINE - SOUTHERN BRUCE COUNTY  
HANOVER - DUNDALK - SOUTHERN GREY COUNTY  
OWEN SOUND - BLUE MOUNTAINS - NORTHERN GREY COUNTY  
BARRIE - ORILLIA - MIDLAND  
PORT CARLING - PORT SEVERN  
BRACEBRIDGE - GRAVENHURST  
HUNTSVILLE - BAYSVILLE  
HALIBURTON  
ALGONQUIN  
SOUTH RIVER - BURK'S FALLS.  
 
FLASH FREEZE WARNING ENDED FOR:  
BRUCE PENINSULA - SAUBLE BEACH - TOBERMORY  
TOWN OF PARRY SOUND - ROSSEAU - KILLBEAR PARK  
BAYFIELD INLET - DUNCHURCH.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO FALL RAPIDLY. PONDING WATER, SLUSH, AND  
ANY FALLING PRECIPITATION WILL FREEZE AS THE TEMPERATURE DROPS.  
 
ICY CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
RAIN HAS CHANGED TO SNOW FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT AND  
THERE WILL BE A HARD FREEZE AS TEMPERATURES PLUMMET. SNOWFALL  
AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5 CM ARE ALSO POSSIBLE TODAY.  
 
SURFACES SUCH AS HIGHWAYS, ROADS, WALKWAYS AND PARKING LOTS WILL  
BECOME ICY, SLIPPERY AND HAZARDOUS. TAKE EXTRA CARE WHEN WALKING OR  
DRIVING IN AFFECTED AREAS.  
 
FLASH FREEZE WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN A RAPID DROP IN TEMPERATURE IS  
EXPECTED, THAT CAN CAUSE WATER FROM RAIN OR MELTED SNOW ON STREETS  
AND SIDEWALKS TO QUICKLY FREEZE.  
 
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(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING  
(HASH)ONSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
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