Edmontonians woke up to icy conditions on the roads this morning as a freezing rain warning was in effect.
According to Environment Canada, the band of freezing rain will be moving eastward across the city and highways, sidewalks and parking lots could become very slippery.
The Edmonton Transit Service has now resumed but reminds people taking transit they will be moving slower due to road conditions.
According to 511 Alberta, the official road report for the province, roads from Edmonton to Entwistle and Red Deer were covered in ice as well as reports of multi-vehicle collisions on multiple highways across the province.
There’s no ETA on how long the freezing rain will last this morning but drivers, walkers, and anyone who is going to be using the roads this morning is asked to take extra time and plan for delays you can also follow the hashtag #ABstorm for more.
Today: Freezing rain changing to periods of rain and ending this morning then clearing. Wind becoming southwest 20 km/h this afternoon. High 6. Wind chill minus 6 this morning. UV index 1 or low.
Tonight: Clear. Becoming partly cloudy this evening. Wind southwest 20 km/h. Low plus 1.
Tomorrow: A mix of sun and cloud with 30 percent chance of rain showers or flurries. High plus 5. UV index 1 or low.
Sunrise: 8:18 a.m. MDT
Sunset: 4:24 p.m. MDT
Average High: -3 ° C
Average Low: -11 °C
Max: -3.3 ° C
Min: -16.2° C
Total Precipitation: 0.0 mm
On This Day (1996-2019)
Highest temperature: 8.6°C in 2005
Lowest temperature: -24.0°C in 2006
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