Freezing rain warning issued for Laval Wednesday

Freezing precipitations amounts of 10 to 20 millimetres are expected to fall over a wide area surrounding the greater Montreal region – including Laval – during the day on Wednesday.

According to Environment Canada, surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways and parking lots will become icy, slippery and extremely hazardous.

The federal weather agency warns to beware of branches or electrical wires that could break under the weight of ice.