Alerts in Effect
Freezing Rain WarningIssued at 22:38 Monday 16 January 2017
Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.
Freezing rain has begun over Southwestern Ontario, and will reach Toronto overnight and continue to spread eastward Tuesday morning.
Freezing rain will change to rain Tuesday morning for parts of Southwestern Ontario and Tuesday afternoon for areas near Western Lake Ontario. Freezing rain accretion of 2 to 5 mm is possible on untreated surfaces. Higher amounts are possible in the Dundalk Highlands, where freezing rain is expected to persist into Tuesday evening.
For regions east towards Peterborough, freezing rain could last into Tuesday night.
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. Utility outages may occur.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to email@example.com or tweet reports to #ONStorm.