FREEZING RAIN WARNING ISSUED FOR WEEKEND
4/13/2018 4:36:36 PM
A freezing rain warning is in effect for St. Thomas and Elgin County as an ice storm is expected this weekend. Rain will begin on Friday night (April 13) which will change to freezing rain by Saturday afternoon (April 14). Ice pellets are also possible for some regions on Saturday.
The freezing rain is expected to change to rain on Sunday (April 15). Between 10 - 20 mm of ice build up is expected by Sunday morning. Areas close to Lake Erie may receive more than 20 mm of freezing rain.
Wind gusts of up to 60 km / h combined with the ice build up may create widespread power outages. Fallen tree limbs are possible as well as downed power lines.
This system will make all driving conditions very icy, slippery and very hazardous so please exercise lots of caution on the roadways.
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