Freezing rain warning in effect for:
- Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
- St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
A low pressure system developing over the American Plains will track towards southern Ontario today, bringing a wintery mix of precipitation to the region. Snow accompanied by some ice pellets is expected to develop early this morning over extreme Southwestern Ontario and reach the Golden Horseshoe near midday. It is forecast to transition to freezing rain near midday in the southwest and this afternoon in the Hamilton and Niagara corridor. The freezing rain will persist for a few hours before tapering to some light rain or drizzle as temperatures nudge above the freezing mark early this evening.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.
Freezing Rain Warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.
Cloudy. Snow mixed with ice pellets beginning late this morning then changing to freezing rain mixed with ice pellets this afternoon. Snow and ice pellet amount 2 cm. Wind becoming south 20 km/h this morning. High zero.
Freezing rain mixed with ice pellets changing to rain this evening and ending after midnight then cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind southwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. Temperature rising to plus 3 this evening then falling.
Mainly cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind west 20 km/h gusting to 40. High zero.
A mix of sun and cloud. Low minus 12. High minus 8.
Sunny. Low minus 14. High minus 7.
Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Windy. Low minus 7. High zero.
Sunny. Low minus 6. High plus 1.
Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 1. High plus 2.
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SOURCE: Environment Canada