Environment Canada has issued the following warning for Tuesday, February 7:
10:42 AM EST Tuesday 07 February 2017
Freezing rain warning in effect for:
- Barrie – Collingwood – Hillsdale
- Midland – Coldwater – Orr Lake
- Orillia – Lagoon City – Washago
An extended period of freezing rain today.
Freezing rain is expected to begin near noon and last for several hours before changing to rain late this afternoon or early this evening.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays. Road closures are possible. Ice build-up may cause tree branches to break. Utility outages may occur.
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 email@example.com or tweet reports to #ONStorm.