Freezing rain mixed with ice pellets expected to begin Thursday afternoon

Special weather statement in effect for:

  • Espanola – Killarney
  • Manitoulin Island

Freezing rain mixed with ice pellets expected to begin Thursday afternoon.

Cloudy conditions with occasional snow and patchy freezing drizzle is expected tonight. As a Colorado low approaches Northeastern Ontario on Thursday, a mix of ice pellets and freezing rain is expected to develop Thursday afternoon.

Current information suggests 5 to 10 mm of freezing rain is possible which could result in broken tree branches and local power outages.

Freezing rain warnings are likely to be issued early Thursday morning.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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