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WWCN11 CWTO 151514  
FREEZING RAIN WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 11:14 A.M. EDT SUNDAY 15 APRIL 2018.  
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FREEZING RAIN WARNING FOR:  
NIAGARA  
CITY OF HAMILTON  
BURLINGTON - OAKVILLE.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
MORE FREEZING RAIN THIS MORNING AND EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH SOME  
POWER OUTAGES LIKELY.  
 
THE ICE BUILDUP MAY BE IN THE 5 TO 10 MM RANGE. STRONG WINDS WITH  
GUSTS TO 70 OR 80 KM/H COMBINED WITH THESE ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL  
LIKELY CAUSE SOME POWER OUTAGES DUE TO FALLEN TREE LIMBS AND POWER  
LINES.  
 
DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON UNTREATED ROADS  
, WORSENED BY FALLEN TREE LIMBS.  
 
STAY AWAY FROM FALLEN POWER LINES. 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.  
 
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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