Alerts for: Abitibi


11:27 AM EST Tuesday 20 February 2018
Freezing rain warning in effect for:

  • Amos area
  • La Sarre area
  • Lebel-sur-Quévillon area
  • Malartic area
  • Rouyn area
  • Senneterre area
  • Val d'Or - Louvicourt area

Ice build-up due to freezing rain is expected or occurring.

2 to 5 millimetres of freezing precipitation is expected over Western Quebec through this evening. However, freezing rain that will reach Central Quebec later today will give more generous amounts of 5 to 10 millimetres.

Freezing rain will be especially persistent over Québec, where 10 to 20 millimetres is expected through Wednesday morning.

The warm front responsible for the freezing precipitation will move towards Eastern Quebec on Wednesday. The North Shore, the Lower St. Lawrence and the Gaspé Peninsula will be affected.

Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to or tweet reports using #meteoqc.


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