Freezing rain expected for Windsor-Essex on Wednesday morning

Freezing rain expected for Windsor-Essex on Wednesday morning

Freezing rain expected for Windsor-Essex on Wednesday morning

There's a lengthy spell of freezing rain in the forecast for London and the surrounding area, according to a warning from Environment Canada.

Most areas will top out around 60 degrees once again, but a cold front expected to move through the area tonight will temporarily bring an end to the unusual warmth.

Temperatures have been above freezing for more than two days, reaching the 50s on Monday, after Chicago endured more than two days of temperatures below zero last week, but the recent mild stretch comes to an end overnight. Watch out for icy spots on untreated surfaces.

The weather service says freezing rain and sleet could change to rain before wrapping up, leaving a thin coating to up to a half-inch of ice depending on the location.

Chatham-Kent, London, Strathroy and Middlesex County are also under a freezing rain warning.

Farther east, a separate wave of precipitation from this storm will break out over the upper Midwest and Great Lakes.

Snow and strong winds may continue to affect the upper Midwest and northern and western Great Lakes.

And as the temperature hovers near 0 C, the chance of freezing rain is more likely.

Tuesday night is expected to have heavy rainfall significant snow accumulation is possible above 6,000 feet.

Winter Storm Warnings have been expanded to cover much of Carbon County, to include Rawlins, Baggs, Elk Mountain, and Arlington, as well as the Snowy Range today through Wednesday.

For the Lehigh Valley, we'll just see a very rainy night with the highest rainfall amounts perhaps between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

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