Freezing rain warning issued for parts of Algoma

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Freezing rain warning in effect for:

Sault Ste. Marie – St. Joseph Island
Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay
Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected.

Freezing rain has moved into the Sault Ste Marie to Manitoulin areas and will reach Sudbury this morning. The freezing rain will last for several hours before changing over to rain this afternoon as temperatures edge above the zero degree mark.

The freezing rain is expected to be heavy at times which could result in significant ice accretion, particularly this morning.

Hazardous winter travelling conditions are expected.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Utility outages may occur.

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