First aid for an accident on Highway 417 eastward near Nikolai.
Environment Canada may have lowered the forecast conditions in the capital to a frost recommendation, but the streets and sidewalks in the area remain muddy and slippery.
And this may continue until noon.
While the roads made driving on Friday morning dangerous, Ottawa police reported only one known incident as the car ran into a traffic light standard near Falfield Road and Woodroffe Avenue.
The incident occurred at about 5:30 in the morning, and the driver of the car was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Movement in the area is still slow: the temporarily closed meadow field in the east is closed, and the western direction is reduced to one lane.
Traffic on east Queensway was supported by Nicholas on Vanuer Parkway due to an accident with several vehicles in the left lane. There were no direct reports of injuries.
The situation was more serious in the communities along the sea route, where the eastern highway 401 was closed between Gananoque and Brockville due to a number of early morning clashes. There were no immediate reports of injuries.
One eastern lane was open around 7:30 in the morning.
Meanwhile, in Quebec, travelers in the Mont Laurier region faced major detours after a truck carrying “explosives” was killed on the 117 highway along the Lac de Ecors, about 160 km north of Gatineau.
The driver received minor injuries.
But the drivers faced major detours, including a trip to Montreal to return to Gatineau.
Ottawa International Airport was informed about the delay of flights, and officials recommended travelers to check in advance.
The Canadian environment lowered the warning slightly to a “recommendation for freezing drizzle” about 10 am
It is expected that the drizzle will continue until around noon, when it should change to periods of rain or regular drizzle, when the temperature rises above the freezing point and reaches a maximum of 7 degrees.
The winds will blow from the east, from time to time reaching 50 km / h, and then during the day they will weaken and head to a maximum of 7 C.
On Friday evening, we expect the rain to continue with a slightly weaker wind and a low temperature of -1 ° C, which will feel like -9 with a cold wind.
It is predicted that rains will continue on Saturday, turning into snowstorms, which should end late in the morning when the sun is expected to fall.
It should be a combination of sun and clouds, as the thermometer slides down, dropping to -10 degrees in the afternoon with a nominal wind speed of -18.
Saturday evening looks clear and cold, with a forecast of at least -19 C.
Sunday looks good at this moment, clear and fresh with a high of -7 C and a little wind.
On Sunday evening there will be clouds with a probability of 40% of showers, and it is expected that the minimum will fall to -19 C.
The clouds are expected to continue on Monday, m still with a 40 percent chance of rain and a maximum of -1 C.
It is expected that the probability of showers will increase to 60% on New Year's Eve, when the temperature drops to -3 C.
The first day of 2019 looks cloudy with a 70 percent chance of rain and a maximum of 0 C.
Tuesday night is expected to be cloudy with a 60 percent chance of rain and low -13 C.
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