058  
WWCN11 CWTO 160858  
FREEZING RAIN WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 4:58 A.M. EDT MONDAY 16 APRIL 2018.  
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FREEZING RAIN WARNING FOR:  
NEWMARKET - GEORGINA - NORTHERN YORK REGION  
UXBRIDGE - BEAVERTON - NORTHERN DURHAM REGION  
INNISFIL - NEW TECUMSETH - ANGUS  
NAPANEE - CONSECON  
KINGSTON - ODESSA - FRONTENAC ISLANDS  
LINDSAY - SOUTHERN KAWARTHA LAKES  
PETERBOROUGH CITY - LAKEFIELD - SOUTHERN PETERBOROUGH COUNTY.  
 
FREEZING RAIN WARNING ENDED FOR:  
CALEDON  
PICKERING - OSHAWA - SOUTHERN DURHAM REGION  
BELLEVILLE - QUINTE - NORTHUMBERLAND  
PICTON - SANDBANKS PARK.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
FREEZING RAIN GRADUALLY CHANGING TO RAIN EARLY THIS MORNING. LOCAL  
POWER OUTAGES LIKELY.  
 
THE FREEZING RAIN HAS TRANSITIONED TO RAIN IN MOST AREAS BUT LINGERS  
A LITTLE FARTHER NORTH CLOSE TO THE OAK RIDGES MORAINE WHERE  
TEMPERATURES HOVER CLOSE TO FREEZING. IT SHOULD CHANGE TO RAIN  
EVERYWHERE EARLY THIS MORNING.  
 
ICE ACCUMULATIONS COMBINED WITH LINGERING GUSTY WINDS WILL LIKELY  
RESULT IN LINGERING POWER OUTAGES DUE TO FALLEN TREE LIMBS AND POWER  
LINES. THE WINDS SHOULD EASE FURTHER THIS MORNING.  
 
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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