Kanata (Ottawa), Ontario – A bit of Freezing Rain

Kanata (Ottawa), Ontario – A bit of Freezing Rain

Ottawa residents awakened this morning to an ice-covered wonderland unless, of course, your car was parked outside and you wanted to get to work, in which case, it wasn’t such a wonderland. Temperatures were hovering around -4C this morning so a lot of scraping was being done in near darkness.

Salt crews have been out overnight so the main arteries aren’t too slippery but sidewalks and side streets still present perilous conditions for the unwary. Daytime temperatures are expected to reach maybe +1C so if the sun breaks through even a little bit, the evidence of the freezing rain should disappear quickly.

One feeder was empty so the other feeder was getting extra attention from the Chickadees today.

About Ron

Ron has long had an interest in photography and traveling and, in recent years, has had more time to devote to both activities. Long a Pentax user, Ron switched to Nikon gear when he went digital. The advent of the digital SLR camera, and the ease of the internet blogging process, has provided a venue for sharing his photography and travel experience at the local, national and international level. More about Ron
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