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WWCN11 CWTO 161636  
FREEZING RAIN WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 12:36 P.M. EDT MONDAY 16 APRIL 2018.  
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FREEZING RAIN WARNING FOR:  
MERRICKVILLE-WOLFORD - KEMPTVILLE  
CITY OF OTTAWA  
GATINEAU  
PRESCOTT AND RUSSELL  
WINCHESTER - NEWINGTON  
MAXVILLE - ALEXANDRIA  
SMITHS FALLS - PERTH - EASTERN LANARK COUNTY  
RENFREW - PEMBROKE - BARRY'S BAY  
ALGONQUIN  
SOUTH RIVER - BURK'S FALLS.  
 
FREEZING RAIN WARNING ENDED FOR:  
BANCROFT - BON ECHO PARK  
WESTPORT - CHARLESTON LAKE  
PLEVNA - SHARBOT LAKE - WESTERN LANARK COUNTY  
TOWN OF PARRY SOUND - ROSSEAU - KILLBEAR PARK  
HUNTSVILLE - BAYSVILLE  
OXTONGUE LAKE - FORT IRWIN - NORTHERN HALIBURTON COUNTY  
BAYFIELD INLET - DUNCHURCH.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
FREEZING RAIN LINGERING TODAY. LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES LIKELY.  
 
PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN CONTINUE ACROSS PARTS OF EASTERN AND  
CENTRAL ONTARIO. IT SHOULD GRADUALLY TRANSITION TO WET SNOW OR RAIN  
THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
SURFACES SUCH AS HIGHWAYS, ROADS, WALKWAYS AND PARKING LOTS WILL  
BECOME ICY, SLIPPERY AND HAZARDOUS. CONSIDER POSTPONING  
NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL UNTIL CONDITIONS IMPROVE. 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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