Alerts for: Abitibi
8:33 PM EST Friday 24 February 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:
- Amos area
- La Sarre area
- Lebel-sur-Quévillon area
- Malartic area
- Rouyn area
- Senneterre area
- Val d'Or - Louvicourt area
2 to 10 mm of freezing precipitation is expected over these areas.
Freezing rain is already affecting Western and Central Quebec. It will reach the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region early Saturday morning. The Lower St. Lawrence, the Gaspé Peninsula and the North Shore will see heavy rain beginning Saturday morning.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.
Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.
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 #meteoqc.
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