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Caledon Weather Alert For Saturday January 11th – Government of Canada

Government of Canada Statement

https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on24#234424448661350575202001100503ww1171cwto

Alerts for: Caledon

3:34 PM EST Saturday 11 January 2020
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Caledon

Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Freezing rain beginning early this evening.

Rain will turn over to freezing rain early this evening. An extended period of freezing rain, possibly mixed with ice pellets, appears likely before precipitation comes to an end on Sunday morning.

Ice accretion of 10 to 20 mm is possible in many areas by Sunday morning.

Northwesterly winds of 20 to 30 km/h Sunday coupled with possible ice build-up on tree branches and power lines may result in local power outages.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and hazardous. Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve. Ice build-up may cause tree branches to break. Utility outages may occur.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

3:16 PM EST Saturday 11 January 2020
Rainfall warning in effect for:

  • Caledon

Rainfall, combined with melting snow, is expected. The frozen ground has a reduced ability to absorb this rainfall.

Rain heavy at times will continue into early this evening. Total rainfall amounts of 40 to 60 mm are anticipated by this evening.

Since the ground is frozen, the winter rainfall warning criterion of 25 mm in 24 hours is being met.

The rain will change over to freezing rain beginning this evening as temperatures dip to near the zero degree mark. Freezing rain warnings are in effect.

Northwesterly winds gusting to 50 km/h in some areas Sunday morning coupled with possible ice build-up on tree branches and power lines may result in local power outages.

For information concerning flooding, please consult your local conservation authority or Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry district office.

If visibility is reduced while driving, turn on your lights and maintain a safe following distance. Localized flooding in low-lying areas is possible.

Rainfall warnings are issued when significant rainfall is expected.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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