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Freezing rain on the way for southern Quebec

Global News Morning weather forecast: March 2, 2020
Kim Sullivan has Montreal's weather forecast for Monday, March 2, 2020

Environment Canada issued a weather warning for southern Quebec on Monday.

What will fall as snow in the northern parts of the province will come down as freezing rain in and around Montreal in the late afternoon and evening on Monday.

According to Environment Canada, two to five millimetres of freezing precipitation is expected for Montreal.

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However, other areas between Lachute and Lanaudière could receive up to 10 millimetres of freezing rain.

The government agency warns that highways, roads, sidewalks and parking lots may be dangerously icy.

“There may be a significant impact on rush hour traffic in urban areas,” Environment Canada warns in the statement.

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