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Sharp cold front to bring strong winds, drop temperature Wednesday

In a special weather statement, Environment Canada says to expect sudden icy conditions on roads and walkways
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Special weather statement issued for:
   Newmarket - Georgina - Northern York Region, Ont. (043220)
   Vaughan - Richmond Hill - Markham, Ont. (043240)
   Barrie - Orillia - Midland, Ont. (044100)
   Owen Sound - Blue Mountains - Northern Grey County, Ont. (046220)
   Listowel - Milverton - Northern Perth County, Ont. (046320)
   Stratford - Mitchell - Southern Perth County, Ont. (046340)
   Waterloo - Wellington, Ont. (046400)
   Innisfil - New Tecumseth - Angus, Ont. (046510)
   Halton Hills - Milton, Ont. (046630)

Current details:
A sharp cold front with strong winds and a sudden temperature drop expected Wednesday.

Northwesterly winds gusting 70 to 80 km/h.
Sudden icy conditions on roads and walkways.

Wednesday afternoon and evening.

A strong cold front is expected to track through southern Ontario on Wednesday causing temperatures to drop dramatically along with the development of strong northwesterly winds gusting to 70 or 80 km/h for much of the afternoon and evening. Winds are expected to ease Wednesday night.

The sudden temperature drop may lead to icy surfaces as temperatures fall below the freezing mark through the day. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

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 #ONStorm.

More details on the alert are available here.