‘Hazardous’ conditions expected: Winter storm warning issued for Ottawa


Environment Canada has issued a winter storm warning for the city of Ottawa, recommending that residents in the national capital stay off the roads on Wednesday unless they absolutely have to travel.READ MORE: Extreme cold warning ends in Ottawa, freezing rain possible WednesdaySignificant snowfall followed by freezing rain later this afternoon or evening will turn roads, highways, walkways and parking lots into “icy, slippery and hazardous” surfaces, the weather agency warns.“Prepare for quickly changing and deteriorating travel conditions,” Environment Canada says. “Consider postponing non-essential travel until conditions improve.”WATCH: Kingston hit by first big winter storm

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