Freezing rain warning issued for Grande Prairie and Alberta Peace

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On top of the freezing rain in the North Peace around Fort St. John, Environment Canada has now also issued a freezing rain warning for much of the Alberta Peace.

That area could see freezing rain Monday morning before it clears up in the afternoon.

See the full warning below.

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7:46 AM MST Monday 07 December 2015
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Co. of Grande Prairie near Beaverlodge Hythe and Demmitt
  • Co. of Grande Prairie near Grande Prairie and Wembley
  • Co. of Grande Prairie near Sexsmith and La Glace
  • M.D. of Greenview near DeBolt
  • M.D. of Greenview near Little Smoky
  • M.D. of Greenview near O’Brien Prov. Park and Big Mtn Creek
  • M.D. of Greenview near Sturgeon Lake
  • M.D. of Greenview near Valleyview and New Fish Creek
  • M.D. of Greenview near Wapiti and Shuttler Flats Rec. Area

Freezing rain is expected or occurring.

Bands of freezing rain will pass through the area this morning and early afternoon. The freezing rain will end by afternoon as the precipitation moves further north and turns to snow.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.

Freezing Rain Warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please monitor local media or Weatheradio. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports to #ABStorm.

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