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Freezing rain warning, wind advisory issued for Guelph, Waterloo Region

If you are headed out on Monday, don’t forget your umbrella as Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for Guelph, Waterloo Region and Wellington County. Getty Images

Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning and a wind advisory for Waterloo Region, Guelph and Wellington County.

The freezing rain warning is in effect for the whole region with things looking more troubling in the northern portion of Wellington County.

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Environment Canada says Waterloo region, Guelph and Wellington County will see freezing rain late Wednesday afternoon into an early portion of the evening as things warm up.

The agency says the area could be covered by 1 to 2 mm of ice, especially in the northern portions of the region.

In northern Wellington County, those numbers are doubled with the freezing rain expected to last later into the evening.

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Environment Canada says to exercise caution when travelling on roads, sidewalks and in parking lots as the ice could make things slippery.

The special weather statement warns of high winds on Thursday morning with gusts capable of up to 50 km/h.

In the afternoon, the area will then see wind gusts of between 80 and 90 km/h at times.

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