10:02 AM EST Friday 01 January 2021
Special weather statement in effect for:
- Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
- St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
Freezing rain possible late this afternoon and this evening.
Precipitation will begin as snow or ice pellets this afternoon over areas north of Lake Erie. A brief period of freezing rain is possible late this afternoon or this evening. Freezing rain may be mixed with rain or snow. Some ice accretion is possible. Precipitation will transition to rain later tonight.
This precipitation is associated with a low pressure system moving north from Texas which will track near the south shore of Lake Erie tonight.
Freezing rain warnings may be needed as the event draws closer.
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.
(Source: Environment Canada)