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Freezing rain warning for the region Ended

Friday, February 21, 2014   by: Kate Adams

As of 12:54 PM EST Friday, Environment Canada ended the freezing rain warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River.

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As of 9:11 AM EST Friday, Environment Canada continued the freezing rain warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River.

Freezing rain expected to change over to rain later this morning.

An intense winter storm over Lake Superior will continue to move north towards Eastern Hudson Bay today.

Freezing rain currently falling across the regions will change to rain or wet snow this morning and then back to flurries later this morning or this afternoon. The freezing rain will spread further north towards Timmins this morning, lasting for a few hours before changing to rain later this morning.

Untreated surfaces may quickly become icy and slippery as the freezing rain moves in.

Travellers are urged to adjust or postpone their plans accordingly. If travel is necessary, check highway conditions and possible highway closures before departing.

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As of 5:23 AM EST Friday, Environment Canada continued the freezing rain warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River.

Freezing rain expected to change over to rain later this morning.

An intense winter storm over Lake Superior will continue to move north towards Eastern Hudson Bay today.

Freezing rain currently falling across the regions will change to rain or wet snow this morning and then back to flurries later this morning or this afternoon. The freezing rain will spread further north towards Timmins this morning, lasting for a few hours before changing to rain later this morning.

Untreated surfaces may quickly become icy and slippery as the freezing rain moves in.

Travellers are urged to adjust or postpone their plans accordingly. If travel is necessary, check highway conditions and possible highway closures before departing.

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As of 8:03 PM EST Thursday, Environment Canada continued the freezing rain warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River.

A winter storm is rapidly intensifying as it tracks towards Lake Superior tonight, then moves through Northern Ontario towards James Bay on Friday.

Snow will spread into Northeastern Ontario this evening, then change to ice pellets and freezing rain for a few hours before changing to rain by morning.

Untreated surfaces may quickly become icy and slippery as the freezing rain moves in.

Travellers are urged to adjust or postpone their plans accordingly.

If travel is necessary, check highway conditions and possible highway closures before departing.

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As of 3:37 PM EST Thursday, Environment Canada continued the freezing rain warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River.

Two weather systems, both tracking toward the Great Lakes, will merge and rapidly intensify into a major winter storm this evening. The storm centre is expected to reach Lake Superior overnight, then move through Northern Ontario towards James Bay on Friday.

Snow will spread into Northeastern Ontario this evening, then change to ice pellets and freezing rain for a few hours before changing rain by morning.

Untreated surfaces may quickly become icy and slippery as the freezing rain moves in.

Travellers are urged to adjust or postpone their plans accordingly. If travel is necessary, check highway conditions and for possible highway closures before departing.

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As of 11:12 AM Thursday, Environment Canada continued the freezing rain warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River.

Persons in or near this area should be on the lookout for adverse weather conditions and take necessary safety precautions. Watch for updated statements.

Please refer to the latest public forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through your local radio and television stations or Weatheradio.

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As of 5:44 AM EST Thursday, Environment Canada issued a freezing rain warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River.

A period of freezing rain likely tonight.

Snow on the leading edge of a large precipitation shield associated with the winter storm will arrive this evening, then change over to ice pellets and freezing rain for a few hours before changing over to plain rain by morning as a warm front moves through.

Untreated surfaces may quickly become icy and slippery as the freezing rain moves in. Travellers should adjust their plans accordingly.

An Alberta clipper and Texas low are tracking towards the Great Lakes where they will merge and rapidly intensify into a major winter storm by this evening. The storm centre is expected to reach Lake Superior on Friday morning, then move into Northern Ontario towards the Kapuskasing area by Friday evening.

This winter storm will have significant impact across all of Northern Ontario over the next couple of days.

Travellers are urged to check highway conditions and for possible highway closures. 

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