Winter travel advisory in effect for the Kawarthas for Wednesday

Up to 4 cm of ice pellets expected along with risk of freezing rain

Ice pellets and freezing rain on car

Environment Canada has issued a winter weather advisory for Wednesday (February 6) for Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland,

Ice pellets are expected to begin over the area late Wednesday morning. A risk of of freezing rain or freezing drizzle will accompany the ice pellets.

Ice pellet accumulations of 2 to 4 cm are expected before the precipitation comes to an end Wednesday evening or overnight.

The Wednesday evening commute is likely be affected due to accumulating ice pellets and the potential for untreated surfaces to become icy.