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A 'sharp cold front' expected today: Environment Canada

Northwesterly winds gusting 70 to 80 km/h and sudden icy conditions are possible, Environment Canada says
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Special weather statement continued for:

  • Niagara

Current details:
A sharp cold front with strong winds and a sudden temperature drop expected Wednesday.

Northwesterly winds gusting 70 to 80 km/h.
Sudden icy conditions on roads and walkways.

This afternoon into this evening.

A strong cold front is expected to track through southern Ontario this afternoon causing temperatures to drop dramatically along with the development of strong northwesterly winds gusting to 70 or 80 km/h for much of the afternoon and evening. Winds are expected to ease tonight.

The sudden temperature drop may lead to icy surfaces as temperatures fall below the freezing mark through the day. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

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.