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Canada London to greet December with freezing rain: Environment Canada

17:21  30 november  2019
17:21  30 november  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

Ontario: Wild mix of heavy snow, freezing rain, strong winds to end the week

  Ontario: Wild mix of heavy snow, freezing rain, strong winds to end the week Location will play a key role in the precipitation types involved with a system pushing through Ontario on Thursday.Rain, heavy snow and powerful winds -- the system cutting across Ontario on Thursday has a little something to give to much of the province. Snowfall warnings are in place across the northwest, while just scattered rain showers will persist into the evening for the south. That dividing line between the rain and the snow will also complicate travel north of the Ottawa Valley with the risk for freezing rain stretching into early Friday morning.

Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for London -Middlesex and much of southern Ontario, noting that snow on Wednesday morning is expected to turn into freezing rain or drizzle in the afternoon.

Brace yourself for yet another round of messy winter weather. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for London and Middlesex County, warning of several hours of freezing rain on Tuesday.

Certain areas could see several hours of freezing rain or ice pellets. © THE CANADIAN PRESS FILE/Paul Chiasson Certain areas could see several hours of freezing rain or ice pellets.

The city will be welcoming December with freezing rain.

Environment Canada issued a special weather statement for much of southwestern Ontario at 4:48 a.m. Saturday warning residents to expect freezing rain late into Sunday.

The statement says a strengthening low pressure system is expected to "bring a messy mix of weather to the area beginning late tonight or early Sunday morning."

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Certain areas could see several hours of freezing rain or ice pellets.

Weather conditions should transition to light rain or freezing drizzles by late Sunday morning or afternoon, according to Environment Canada.

Residents should also prepare for strong wind gusts of up to 70 km/h.

Here's how Torontonians are weathering today's storm .
Despite the snow and freezing rain that have been clogging the city's streets and forcing most people to stay indoors, many people are out enjoying the city.Despite the snow and freezing rain that have been clogging the city's streets and forcing most Torontonians to stay indoors, Gordon says people just have to dress for the weather and they'll be fine.

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