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Freezing rain warning issued for Sault and area

Tuesday, December 03, 2013   by: SooToday.com Staff
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Freezing rain warning issued for Searchmont - Montreal River Harbour - Batchawana Bay - Sault Ste. Marie - St. Joseph Island, - Greater Sudbury and vicinity - Elliot Lake - Ranger Lake - Blind River - Thessalon - Espanola - Killarney - Manitoulin Island 

Freezing rain likely Wednesday. 

Based on current computer guidance, a low pressure system over Colorado may reach Iowa by Wednesday morning then track northeast towards the Great Lakes by Wednesday evening. 

Over Northeastern Ontario south of a line from Searchmont to North Bay precipitation will start as snow mixed with ice pellets then change to freezing rain by midday Wednesday. 

everal hours of freezing rain may be possible before changing to rain in Wednesday evening. 

However, there is still some uncertainty with the track and development of this low pressure system which may affect where the freezing rain will fall. 

The warning may need to be extended farther north as required when the system gets closer. 

Motorists are encouraged to drive carefully as untreated roads could become icy and slippery. 

Refer to your local public forecast for further details.

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dingus 12/3/2013 8:24:29 PM Report

Lets hope the sanders and salt trucks are out before there are 25 accidents
SLAPN 12/3/2013 9:37:12 PM Report

How about people think before they drive like idiots half the drivers out there shouldnt drive in the summer never mind the winter
thumbs4208 12/4/2013 7:57:07 AM Report

With you there SLAPN
mallet 12/4/2013 12:21:45 PM Report


Now that is high tech... I did not know that they had "computer guidance" in these low pressure areas... Fantastic what they can do today isn't it... I wish they would guide them away from us thro!!!!
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