Mild air has turned flurries into freezing drizzle for the area, prompting Environment Canada to issue a freezing drizzle advisory for Sault Ste. Marie. The mild air will be short lived however as another cool down is expected for Tuesday. Milder air returns this coming weekend with temperatures above freezing.
Freezing Drizzle Advisory in effect for:
- Sault Ste. Marie
- St. Joseph Island
- Montreal River Harbour
- Batchawana Bay
Areas of freezing drizzle are expected or occurring.
Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Slow down driving in slippery conditions. Watch for taillights ahead and maintain a safe following distance. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.
Freezing drizzle advisories are issued when drizzle falling in sub-zero temperatures is expected to freeze on contact, and over time create icy surfaces.