Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Latest warning from Env. Can.

Ottawa North - Kanata - Orléans
2:54 PM EST Tuesday 29 January 2013
Freezing rain warning for
Ottawa North - Kanata - Orléans continued

Freezing rain expected to develop late this afternoon and tonight.

An area of low pressure over the mid west states is expected to bring rain and freezing rain over portions of south Central and Eastern Ontario.

At 3 PM radar is indicating little in the way of organized precipitation over the warned area. However a northward moving warm front is expected to generate bands of precipitation this evening which will fall as freezing rain as temperatures remain below the freezing mark.

The warm front will finally pass through the Ottawa Valley into Quebec by Wednesday morning, with a changeover to rain and much milder temperature expected.

Untreated roads will likely become icy and treacherous over many regions. Motorists and pedestrians should exercise caution and allow for extra time to reach their destination.

Please refer to the public forecast for further details.

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