Alerts for: Barrie - Orillia - Midland

Statements

8:22 PM EDT Wednesday 01 April 2015
Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale
  • Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
  • Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

Brief freezing rain overnight or early Thursday morning over Eastern Ontario. Risk of scattered thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and early evening over Southwestern Ontario, Central Ontario, and the Golden Horseshoe.

A low pressure system moving across Northern Ontario will control the weather for the next few days.

A warm front associated with this low pressure system will move across Eastern Ontario bringing a mixed bag of precipitation. A very brief period of freezing rain is likely overnight into Thursday morning just ahead of this front. A freezing rain warning has been issued for parts of Central and Eastern Ontario where the freezing rain is expected to last longer.

In addition, a low pressure trough associated with the low pressure system is expected to move eastward through Southwestern Ontario, Central Ontario, and the Golden Horseshoe Thursday afternoon. A few thunderstorms are likely along and just west of this trough. Even though they are not expected to be severe thunderstorms, they could give localized rainfall up to 25 mm in a short period of time over frozen ground.

Please monitor the latest forecasts and warnings from Environment Canada at www.weatheroffice.gc.ca.

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