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Monday January 16 2017 -

Special weather statement
continued for:
   London - Parkhill - Eastern Middlesex County, Ont.
Current details:
Freezing rain developing Monday night into Tuesday.

Freezing rain is expected to develop over southwestern Ontario Monday night and then spread into the Golden Horseshoe and Central Ontario Tuesday morning. The freezing rain will reach portions of eastern Ontario late Tuesday.

Freezing rain will change to rain by Tuesday morning over portions of southwestern Ontario and areas near the shores of western Lake Ontario. Elsewhere, several millimetres of freezing rain can be expected before coming to an end Tuesday night or Wednesday morning.

Poor travel conditions are expected over most regions on Tuesday.

For Alerts, when listed, click on "Alerts in Effect" when visible in the Environment Canada window in the top right corner of this webpage for further details.

To access Frequently Asked Questions related to inclement Winter Weather at Western, please see:  http://uwo.ca/winter_weather.html
In monitoring severe weather the following terminology may be a useful guide.

  1. ADVISORY - Actual or expected weather conditions may cause inconvenience or concern but do not pose a serious threat.
  2. WATCH - Conditions are favourable for the development of severe weather.
  3. WARNING – Severe weather is occurring or is highly probable.  Weather warnings may be issued from six to twelve hours in advance.  Severe thunderstorm or tornado warnings are sometimes issued as little as one hour or less in advance.  Weather warnings may be issued for thunderstorms, tornados, freezing rain, frost, wind, dust-storm, blizzards, heavy snowfall, winter storms, wind chill.

Weather Siren

Western has a weather siren on campus, to warn community members of tornado warnings or imminent weather emergencies. When the siren sounds, everyone should seek shelter immediately.

What to do when you hear Western's Weather Siren