An updated weather advisory issued today for Elliot Lake says freezing drizzle is expected to continue Sunday morning.
Environment Canada warns that this type of weather can produce a thin coating of ice that is hard to detect, which can be a hazard for both motorists and pedestrians.
The full weather advisory follows:
5:09 AM EST Sunday 22 January 2023
Freezing drizzle advisory in effect for:
- Elliot Lake - Ranger Lake
Areas of freezing drizzle are expected or occurring.
Freezing drizzle. Ice accretion is possible on untreated surfaces.
Freezing drizzle is expected to diminish late this morning.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Freezing drizzle can produce thin, hard-to-detect layers of ice. Slow down driving in slippery conditions. Watch for taillights ahead and maintain a safe following distance.
Freezing drizzle advisories are issued when drizzle falling in sub-zero temperatures is expected to freeze on contact, and over time create icy surfaces.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #ONStorm.