Weather to get sloppy in WC starting tonight

Special to WC Online

WEST CARLETON – Environment Canada says winter weather will be sloppy in West Carleton over the day or so.

And has issued a Weather Advisory because of it.

“Snow is expected beginning late this evening and will taper to light flurries Friday morning,” Environment Canada released in a statement today (Feb. 16). “Snow may mix with ice pellets or freezing drizzle at times tonight. Areas that have more frequent periods of ice pellets may see lower total accumulations.”

Environment Canada says the precipitation could include snow “at times missed with ice pellets of freezing drizzle.”

Total snow and ice pellet accumulations of five to 10 centimetres is expected.

“Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery,” Environment Canada said.

Thursday afternoon, temperatures are expected to peak at 1 degree Celsius and dip down to -6 C overnight. Friday’s (Feb. 17) high is expected to be -7 C.

For road conditions and other traveller information from the Ministry of Transportation, visit,, or call 511.

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