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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Freezing Rain Warning

Wasaga Beach | by Catherine Thompson  
Freezing Rain warnings have been issued for our region and most of the province.

Freezing Rain warnings have been issued for our region and most of the province.

Environment Canada says we can expect freezing rain today (Sunday) with significant ice build up and dangerous driving conditions.

The weather agency adds that following an appreciable freezing rain event, heavy rainfall is expected tonight. Lighter rain will continue into Monday. We could get a total of 25 to 35 milimetres of rain.

You are being urged to clear drainage basins of ice build up to help with water flow.

Environment Canada says localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

In anticipation of today's weather, a number of area church services have been cancelled.

They include at Centennial United Church in Stayner, Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in Nottawa, Prince of Peace Church in Wasaga Beach, New Life Church in Collingwood and at Riverside Church in Wasaga Beach.

Stayner BIC church has cancelled its service and activities today. Good Shepherd Anglican Church in Stayner has cancelled its service.

Yesterday, OPP responded to well over 550 crashes.

Hydro One is reporting over 15 thousand homes and businesses are without power.

 


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