“If that temperature drops and the roads are wet and the salt and brine have washed away, we could get some very quick freezing conditions that could make the roads treacherous,” he said.
Flash freeze warning continues for Almaguin, ended in North Bay areas
“Give yourself that stopping distance and make sure that you are able to control your vehicle,” he said. “No aggressive steering and no aggressive braking, because that can very often lead to people losing control.”
Meanwhile, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority advises that the warm temperatures and rain will cause some of the snowpack to melt and increase flows in area watercourses. The public is advised to stay away from all area water bodies as unstable ice cover, slippery banks and fast-flowing watercourses will result in dangerous conditions.
— With files from Frank Matys