‘Be On The Lookout For Adverse Weather Conditions’

Warnings
POSTED AT: 1:15 PM EST Tuesday 12 February 2019
Wind warning in effect for:
Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Watch for updated statements.

Please refer to the latest public forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through your local radio and television stations or Weatheradio.

11:05 AM EST Tuesday 12 February 2019
Freezing rain warning in effect for:
Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
Freezing rain continues.

Snow has changed to freezing rain mixed with ice pellets this morning. Total snow and ice pellet accumulations of 4 to 8 cm are likely. Freezing rain will continue for 2 to 6 hours before changing to rain late this afternoon.

Additionally, strong easterly winds gusting near 70 km/h will continue through much of the day.

This freezing rain is associated with a Colorado Low that will cross Southern Ontario tonight into Wednesday.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions. Ice build-up may cause tree branches to break. Utility outages may occur.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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