Flash freeze warnings issued for Guelph, Waterloo Region

The inclement weather is causing local organizations to close Wednesday. The Guelph Legion is not open as Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the area. Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press

A sharp drop in temperature is expected later Wednesday.

Over the next 36 hours, residents in Guelph and Waterloo Region will experience all four of the seasons, according to a winter weather statement from Environment Canada.

The weather will hit southwestern Ontario as well as parts of Quebec later this evening.

In the Royal City and the surrounding areas, residents are expected to experience flash freeze warnings as there’ll be drop in the temperature at night.

Around one centimetre of snowfall is anticipated, and it’ll stick around overnight and into Thursday morning.

Also, one organization in the Royal City is already preparing for the inclement weather. The Guelph Legion has closed its doors for the day and said bingo will not be happening on Wednesday night.

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In addition, winds gusts will be between 70 and 80 km/h and drivers can expect icy conditions on the road, making it slippery for some on their commute home from work.

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