10:42 AM EST Monday 17 January 2017
Freezing Rain Warning in effect for:
Uxbridge – Beaverton – Northern Durham Region, Ont. (043210)
Pickering – Oshawa – Southern Durham Region, Ont. (043230)
Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.
Freezing rain will change to rain by early this afternoon. Freezing rain accretion of 2 to 5 mm is possible on untreated surfaces. Surfaces may continue to be slippery even after a change to rain due to ice remaining on the ground.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or tweet reports to #ONStorm.