Freezing rain warning issued east of Edmonton

Jan 24 2020, 3:34 pm

Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for eastern central Alberta.

Drivers heading east of Edmonton Friday evening should use caution as the roads could get icy and slippery.

“As the freezing rain develops, it will move slowly eastward through the night and end Saturday morning,” Environment Canada’s weather alert said.

Freezing rain

Environment Canada

Drivers should adjust for the conditions and expect delays. The freezing rain warning applies to the following areas:

  • Leduc – Camrose – Wetaskiwin – Tofield
  • Bonnyville – St. Paul – Cold Lake – Lac La Biche
  • Fort Saskatchewan – Vegreville – Redwater – Smoky Lake
  • Lloydminster – Wainwright – Vermilion – Provost