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Freezing Rain Warning Issued For Kawartha Lakes And Peterborough

KAWARTHA LAKES-A Freezing Rain Warning has been issued for Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough.

Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Apsley – Woodview – Northern Peterborough County
  • Fenelon Falls – Balsam Lake Park – Northern Kawartha Lakes
  • Lindsay – Southern Kawartha Lakes
  • Peterborough City – Lakefield – Southern Peterborough County

A prolonged period of freezing rain expected Wednesday night with 3 to 5 millimeters of ice accretion. Showers or light rain transitioning to freezing rain Wednesday night.
Snow and ice pellets overnight Wednesday into Thursday morning.

There will be the risk for scattered showers across the area Wednesday with steadier rain expected to develop late Wednesday afternoon. The rain is expected to transition over to freezing rain Wednesday night as temperatures drop to or slightly below freezing. Freezing rain will transition to snow, at times mixed with ice pellets late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning. Periods of light snow will linger through Thursday, though any accumulations are expected to be minor.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.

 

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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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