Freezing Rain Warning Issued For North Channel Areas

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Freezing rain warning in effect for:

Elliot Lake – Ranger Lake
Freezing rain Saturday night into Sunday morning then strong winds with snow and blowing snow Sunday night into Monday morning.

Precipitation associated with a winter storm will begin as snow Saturday evening then is forecast to quickly change to freezing rain. A transition to rain is expected Sunday morning before a change back to snow later Sunday.

In addition, westerly wind gusts to 70 km/h are possible Sunday night into Monday resulting in poor visibility in blowing snow.

Travel will become hazardous due to significant and sudden reduction to visibility.

Environment Canada meteorologists continue to monitor this developing storm closely.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Utility outages may occur.


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