Thunder Bay Back into Freezing Rain Zone

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Freezing Rain its possible in Ontario's Far North
Environment Canada is calling for the possibility of freezing rain today.
Environment Canada is calling for the possibility of freezing rain today.

THUNDER BAY – UPDATED – All weather warnings for the area have ended…

For December 16, 2014, Environment Canada is calling for periods of snow. Amounts from 2 to 4 cm. Winds will be north 20 km/h gusting to 40. Temperature will be steady near minus 7.

now. Amounts from 2 to 4 cm. Low minus 10.

 

Thunder Bay and the eastern part of Northwestern Ontario are headed back into the weather zone as freezing rain is in the forecast.

The weather service is calling for freezing rain followed by 2-4 cm of snow tonight. Temperatures are expected to fall over the next few days.

3:50 PM EST Monday 15 December 2014
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Kakabeka Falls
  • Dorion
  • Marathon – Schreiber
  • Nipigon – Rossport
  • Marathon
  • Schrieber

Freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Periods of rain or drizzle continue in a swath from Superior West to Kapuskasing where temperatures have risen above zero. As a cold front sweeps southeastward tonight, temperatures will drop back below zero and rain or drizzle is forecast to change to periods of freezing rain and then snow. The freezing rain could last up to a couple of hours and any untreated surfaces may become icy and slippery.

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.

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