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WWCN11 CWTO 150931  
FREEZING RAIN WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 5:31 A.M. EDT SUNDAY 15 APRIL 2018.  
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FREEZING RAIN WARNING FOR:  
CITY OF TORONTO  
HALTON HILLS - MILTON  
MISSISSAUGA - BRAMPTON  
CALEDON  
YORK - DURHAM  
ORANGEVILLE - GRAND VALLEY - SOUTHERN DUFFERIN COUNTY  
INNISFIL - NEW TECUMSETH - ANGUS  
BELLEVILLE - QUINTE - NORTHUMBERLAND  
KINGSTON - PRINCE EDWARD  
LINDSAY - SOUTHERN KAWARTHA LAKES  
PETERBOROUGH CITY - LAKEFIELD - SOUTHERN PETERBOROUGH COUNTY.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
ICE STORM LIKELY TODAY WITH SOME POWER OUTAGES LIKELY.  
 
FOLLOWING YESTERDAY'S BOUT OF ICE PELLETS AND SOME FREEZING RAIN,  
THE MORE SIGNIFICANT FREEZING RAIN EPISODE IS ABOUT TO COMMENCE. ICE  
PELLETS ARE EXPECTED TO REDEVELOP EARLY THIS MORNING BUT CHANGE TO  
FREEZING RAIN SHORTLY THEREAFTER. IT MAY FALL SOMEWHAT HEAVILY AND  
PRODUCE AN ICE BUILDUP OF 10 MM. IT IS EXPECTED TO TAPER OFF OR  
CHANGE TO SHOWERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR BY EARLY EVENING.  
 
ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF THIS MAGNITUDE COMBINED WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST  
WINDS OF 70 KM/H WILL LIKELY RESULT IN POWER OUTAGES DUE TO FALLEN  
TREE LIMBS AND POWER LINES.  
 
DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON UNTREATED ROADS,  
WORSENED BY FALLEN TREE LIMBS.  
 
IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP OTHERS INFORMED OF YOUR SCHEDULE AND  
DESTINATION AND CARRY AN EMERGENCY KIT AND MOBILE PHONE. 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  
ONSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)ONSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
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