Freezing Rain Warning for Rocky Mountain House

By rdnewsNOW staff
November 17, 2018 - 8:44pm

A freezing rain warning is in effect for the Rocky Mountain House region, according to Environment Canada.

Areas impacted by the warning include:

Brazeau Co. near Brazeau Dam
Brazeau Co. near Cynthia and Lodgepole
Clearwater Co. near Caroline and James River Bridge
Clearwater Co. near Rocky Mtn House and Crimson Lake
O'Chiese 203 Res. and Clearwater Co. near Sunchild Cree Res.
Yellowhead Co. near Minnow and Wolf Lakes and Elk River

"An area of freezing rain is moving across western and central Alberta. Freezing rain is forecast to continue impacting areas between Rainbow Lake and Hinton until later tonight. Areas to the south and east will likely have freezing rain persist into Sunday morning. Freezing rain warnings may be expanded further as the system continues to develop.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery. Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas.

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 [email protected] or tweet reports using #ABStorm."

Rocky Mountain House RCMP report for Nov. 15-22

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