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WWCN11 CWTO 160114  
FREEZING RAIN WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 9:14 P.M. EDT SUNDAY 15 APRIL 2018.  
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FREEZING RAIN WARNING FOR:  
CITY OF HAMILTON.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
FREEZING RAIN BEGINNING TO CHANGE TO RAIN THIS EVENING. POWER  
OUTAGES STILL LIKELY.  
 
TEMPERATURES ARE BEGINNING TO CREEP JUST ABOVE THE FREEZING MARK IN  
THE HAMILTON AREA. THEY WILL BE SLOW TO CLIMB, AND SOME ICING ON  
TREES AND STRUCTURES CAN STILL OCCUR UNTIL READINGS WARM A LITTLE  
FURTHER.  
 
ICE BUILDUP OF 5 TO NEAR 10 MM HAS BEEN REPORTED IN THE AREA. STRONG  
WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 80 KM/H COMBINED WITH THESE ICE ACCUMULATIONS  
WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE SPORADIC 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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