Freezing Rain in the forecast issued for capital region, central Alberta

Drivers in the areas affected are asked to proceed with extreme caution

Edmonton drivers can expect some more freezing rain early this morning. 

Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a "Special Weather Statement" regarding the risk of freezing rain. The areas most likely to get freezing rain are from Edmonton northwest toward Whitecourt.

Drivers in the areas affected should prepare for less than ideal road conditions on highways and city streets.

For the Edmonton area, the rain is expected to come down before 10am this morning, it may take on several different phases throughout the early morning hours. At times, it'll be wet snow, mixed precipitation, or freezing rain.


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