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Special Weather Statement: A wintry mix expected Christmas Eve into Christmas Day

Brockville – A Special weather statement has been issued for Brockville, Prescott, Merrickville, Kemptville, Westport-Charleston Lake.

A wintry mix is expected on Christmas Eve into Christmas Day.

A warm front associated with a low-pressure system is expected to sweep through the region this evening and slowly progress eastward on Christmas Day.

Precipitation associated with the front is expected to begin this evening or overnight as snow or ice pellets before transitioning over to freezing rain or freezing drizzle. The freezing rain risk is expected to end late Christmas morning for most communities, however, the risk of freezing drizzle will likely remain through the afternoon.

There is still some uncertainty at this time regarding the timing and duration of the potential freezing rain.

Untreated roads may become slippery and drivers are urged to exercise caution.

Freezing rain or freezing drizzle advisories may be issued as the event draws nearer.