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Wind warning and flash freeze warning issued for Montreal

“Montrealers should brace for strong winds, snow and a flash freeze.”

Environment Canada has issued two weather warnings for Montreal, a wind warning and a flash freeze warning, amid this week’s “Fool’s Spring.” High westerly winds of up to 90 km per hour are expected on Wednesday evening as temperatures drop rapidly from a high of 13 degrees Celcius in the afternoon to a low of -12 C overnight.

“Loose objects may be tossed by the wind and cause injury or damage.”

Flash freeze warnings are issued when the forecast calls for a rapid drop in temperature that can cause accumulated rain water or melted snow on streets and sidewalks to freeze quickly and pose a hazard to drivers and pedestrians.

“Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots may become icy and slippery.”

Please be careful out there.

Wind warning and flash freeze warning issued for Montreal

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