Freezing rain Warning for Smiths Falls-Lanark, Morrisburg-SD&G & Ottawa
Freezing rain is expected or occurring.
Freezing rain is expected to move into Eastern Ontario near noon or into this afternoon as a warm front approaches from the southwest.
The freezing precipitation will change over to rain by this evening as temperatures rise above the zero degree mark.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Slow down driving in slippery conditions. Watch for taillights ahead and maintain a safe following distance. There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas.
Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.
Winter Weather Travel Advisory in effect for this afternoon for Brockville-Leeds & Grenville and Kingston!
Periods of freezing drizzle and occasional brief freezing rain will end early this afternoon once temperatures rise above the freezing mark.
Motorists should be prepared for icy road conditions and allow extra time to reach their destination.