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Freezing Rain Warning

Issued at 15:42 Sunday 21 January 2018
Summary

Major winter storm system to begin the week. Amounts of freezing rain will be significant...

A winter storm will affect the province of Quebec beginning Monday afternoon through Wednesday.

The snow will move into Southern Quebec on Monday and will change to freezing rain beginning Monday evening. These freezing precipitation will continue on Tuesday. A total of 5 to 10 millimetres of freezing precipitation is expected over these areas.

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Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous.

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 ec.cpiq_tempetes-qspc_storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #meteoqc.

Special Weather Statement

Issued at 11:01 Sunday 21 January 2018
Summary

Major winter storm system to begin the week. Amounts of freezing rain will be significant ...

A winter storm will affect Southwestern, Central and Eastern Quebec beginning Monday afternoon through Wednesday.

Snow will intensify Monday afternoon and change to freezing rain over southern areas of the province on Monday night.

Please note that the freezing rain will persist numerous hours along the St Lawrence Valley. It may continue until Tuesday afternoon depending on areas. The most affected areas will be the Outaouais, Montreal and the Mauricie toward Québec. Models currently indicate that that an amount of 5 to 10 millimetres of freezing rain is expected.

Significant snowfall amounts along with strong winds and blowing snow are expected over Central and Eastern Quebec.

This storm is expected to give poor travelling conditions. Please consider deferring non-essential travel.

Further details on precipitation types and amounts will come in subsequent updates.

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Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpiq_tempetes-qspc_storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #meteoqc.



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