Freezing rain warning for Leeds-Grenville

Editor’s note: The freezing rain warning ended at 11 a.m. Wednesday.

BROCKVILLE – Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for Leeds-Grenville.

The advisory was issued at 3 p.m. this afternoon (Tuesday) as a weather system from the Midwest United States pushes into the province.

It will bring a wintry mix of heavy snow and blowing snow tonight (Tuesday) and ice pellets around midnight.

Environment Canada is expecting up to five centimeters (two inches) of snow for Gananoque, Mallorytown, Westport and Charleston Lake. Five to ten centimeters (two to four inches) is expected for Brockville, Prescott, Merrickville-Wolford and Kemptville.

It could be blown around by winds of 30 to 50 kilometers an hour.

It will be followed by freezing rain tomorrow morning and is expected to hit around the time people are heading to work.

The freezing rain should change to rain around midday with 15-25 millimeters (0.59 to 0.98 inches) of rain expected.

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