February 5, 2019 11:04 am
Updated: February 5, 2019 4:36 pm

Freezing rain warning issued for Guelph area, Waterloo region

A freezing rain warning has been issued for the Guelph area and Waterloo region

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Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for Wednesday that covers the Guelph area and Waterloo region.

The agency said freezing rain is expected to move over southwestern Ontario, starting in the morning.

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The system could persist much of the day before ending later at night.

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The morning commute will likely be affected and the weather office said untreated sidewalks and roads are likely to become icy.

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The weather office is urging drivers to adjust to the changing road conditions and residents are being warned that ice build-up may cause tree branches to break off.

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