Environment Canada issues warning on ice storm heading for southern Ontario

Snow, ice pellets, freezing rain on tap for Almaguin this weekend

On Saturday, Environment Canada issued freezing rain warnings for southern Ontario, where power outages are expected. The freezing rain will change to over to rain Sunday evening.

A freezing rain warning is now in effect for the city, along with much of Wellington County and Waterloo Region, and could see as much as 25 mm of ice buildup by Sunday afternoon.

As a moisture-laden low pressure system moves over the lower Great Lakes this weekend, brisk northeasterly winds will bring in cold Arctic air and force temperatures below freezing Saturday morning (April 14).

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As the temperature is expected to drop to about - 2 C by Saturday afternoon, the freezing rain will likely become heavier. Areas just north of I-96 are most likely to see ice accumulation.

Driving conditions are expected to be risky on untreated roads Saturday and Sunday.

Rain associated with this low will switch to freezing rain on Saturday morning, and will likely persist for a number of hours into Saturday evening.

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UPDATE (11:08 a.m. Thursday, April 12): A special weather statement continues for Bracebridge - Gravenhurst, Port Carling - Port Severn, Huntsville - Baysville and Town of Parry Sound - Rosseau - Killbear Park areas.

Wind will come from the northeast at 30 km/h, gusting to 50. Some uncertainty exists as to the time the precipitation switches over to rain on Sunday.

An area of rain and isolated thunderstorms is expected to affect extreme southwestern Ontario.

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