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Alerts for: Peterborough - Kawartha Lakes

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1:11 AM EST Thursday 09 February 2023
Special weather statement 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

Brief freezing rain followed by heavy rainfall and strong winds Thursday.

Hazards:
Risk of freezing rain. Light ice accretion is possible for areas over higher terrain.
Rain, at times heavy. Total rainfall amounts of 15 to 25 mm.
Southwesterly winds gusting 60 to 80 km/h.

Timing:
Thursday morning to Thursday night.

Discussion:
Rain will begin Thursday morning or early Thursday afternoon. A brief period of freezing rain is possible Thursday morning or early Thursday afternoon as temperatures hover near the freezing mark. Rain will taper to showers Thursday evening. Strong southwesterly winds will begin Thursday evening and diminish Thursday night.

Travel conditions may become hazardous due to icy and slippery roads and walkways.

High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break. Isolated utility outages are possible.

Localized flooding may occur in areas of poor drainage.

For information concerning flooding, please consult your local Conservation Authority or Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry office. Visit Ontario.ca/floods for the latest details.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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