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WWCN11 CWTO 161726  
FREEZING RAIN WARNING  
FOR SOUTHERN ONTARIO  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 1:26 P.M. EDT MONDAY 16 APRIL 2018.  
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FREEZING RAIN WARNING FOR:  
OTTAWA NORTH - KANATA - ORLEANS  
GATINEAU  
PRESCOTT AND RUSSELL  
RENFREW - ARNPRIOR - CALABOGIE  
PETAWAWA - PEMBROKE - COBDEN  
DEEP RIVER - WHITNEY - EASTERN ALGONQUIN PARK.  
 
FREEZING RAIN WARNING ENDED FOR:  
MERRICKVILLE-WOLFORD - KEMPTVILLE  
OTTAWA SOUTH - RICHMOND - METCALFE  
WINCHESTER - NEWINGTON  
MAXVILLE - ALEXANDRIA  
SMITHS FALLS - PERTH - EASTERN LANARK COUNTY  
BARRY'S BAY - KILLALOE  
WESTERN ALGONQUIN PARK - LAKE OF TWO RIVERS  
SOUTH RIVER - BURK'S FALLS.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
FREEZING RAIN LINGERING TODAY IN THE OTTAWA VALLEY.  
 
PERIODS OF FREEZING RAIN SHOULD GRADUALLY TRANSITION TO WET SNOW OR  
RAIN THIS AFTERNOON. LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.  
 
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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