Alerts for: Peterborough - Kawartha Lakes

Warnings

4:47 AM EST Tuesday 17 January 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Apsley - Woodview - Northern Peterborough County
  • Fenelon Falls - Balsam Lake Park - Northern Kawartha Lakes
  • Lindsay - Southern Kawartha Lakes
  • Peterborough City - Lakefield - Southern Peterborough County

Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Freezing rain will begin this morning or early this afternoon. Some areas may see a brief period of snow before the freezing rain begins. Freezing rain accretion of 2 to 5 mm is possible on untreated surfaces. Freezing rain will change to snow or freezing drizzle this evening or overnight.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas. Beware of branches or electrical wires that could break under the weight of ice. Utility outages may occur.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports to #ONStorm.

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