The New Year weekend promises to be slippery and wet in several regions of Quebec, where freezing rain is expected as early as Friday.
A freezing rain warning is currently in effect in Minganie, Parc national de la Gaspésie – Murdochville, Manicouagan River and Sept-Îles – Port-Cartier. Between 1 and 3 millimeters of freezing rain are expected from Friday evening until See you Saturday morning in these areas. “Surfaces, such as roads, streets, sidewalks and parking lots, could become icy and slippery. Exercise caution when walking or driving in affected areas,” Environment Canada warned on its website. Freezing drizzle is also expected in Saguenay on Friday morning. In the greater Montreal area and in western Quebec, rain and clouds will dot the skies Friday through Sunday with temperatures mostly above freezing. are scheduled for Saturday in the Capitale-Nationale.