Cold temperatures return to Ottawa tonight
Colder than normal temperatures hit Ottawa. With the wind-chill this morning it felt like -16.
OTTAWA -- Light freezing drizzle is creating slippery walking and driving conditions across Ottawa this morning.
The freezing precipitation started falling between 3 and 4 a.m., leaving roads and sidewalks slippery.
Environment Canada’s forecast says the freezing drizzle will end early this morning. Ottawa will then see cloudy skies for the rest of the day, with a high of -2C.
After five straight days of above normal temperatures, the forecast calls for temperatures to drop to normal levels again tonight.
Tonight’s forecast calls for clear skies and a low of -16C. With the wind chill, it will feel like -20 overnight.
Wednesday will see sunny skies and a high of -6C, while Thursday will be sunny with a high of -6C.
Overnight lows are expected to remain below normal until Friday.
The normal for this time of year are a high of -6C and a low of -15C.