Saturday, 24 February, 2018

Snow and freezing rain on the way for southern Ontario

Snow falling in Toronto on Feb. 7 2018. CITYNEWS  Bertram Dandy Snow falling in Toronto on Feb. 7 2018. CITYNEWS Bertram Dandy
Kelvin Reese | 12 February, 2018, 01:15

Forecasters are tracking some additional weather through southern Ontario.

The federal weather agency issued a freezing rain warning at 3:55 a.m., calling for wintry conditions to begin in the morning and last through the evening.

Those surfaces will extremely slippery under these conditions and in terms of snow, it could be between 2 and 4 centimetres by the end of the afternoon.

The forecast is calling for snow transitioning into ice pellets and then into freezing rain come Sunday morning and continuing throughout the day.

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Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for Waterloo Region that will be followed by snow later Sunday.

Snow is expected stop overnight, followed by more snow possible on Sunday.

Environment Canada is still urging extra caution on the roads, as surfaces could become icy quickly, making for a slippery commute.

Keep following BlackburnNews.com for the latest weather updates.

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