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WWCN11 CWTO 160806  
FREEZING RAIN WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 4:06 A.M. EDT MONDAY 16 APRIL 2018.  
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FREEZING RAIN WARNING FOR:  
VAUGHAN - RICHMOND HILL - MARKHAM.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
FREEZING RAIN SLOWLY TRANSITIONING TO RAIN OVERNIGHT. LOCALIZED  
POWER OUTAGES EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.  
 
THE FREEZING RAIN HAS CHANGED TO RAIN FOR THE MOST PART JUST NORTH  
OF TORONTO, BUT WITH TEMPERATURES NEAR THE FREEZING MARK, RESIDUAL  
ICING IS STILL AN ISSUE. IT SHOULD CHANGE TO RAIN ACROSS THE ENTIRE  
AREA IN THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO RISE.  
 
THIS WARNING WILL LIKELY BE ENDED BY 5 A.M.  
 
DANGEROUS WINTER DRIVING CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON UNTREATED ROADS,  
WORSENED BY FALLEN TREE LIMBS.  
 
TAKE EXTRA CARE WHEN WALKING OR DRIVING IN AFFECTED AREAS. BEWARE OF  
BRANCHES OR ELECTRICAL WIRES THAT COULD BREAK UNDER THE WEIGHT OF  
ICE.  
 
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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