Freezing rain creating driving and electric challenges
SUMMERSIDE - Freezing rain is continuing to coat infrastructure in Prince County, causing electric outages and hazardous road conditions in some areas.
© Michael Nesbitt / Journal Pioneer
This STOP sign at the intersection of Routes 11 and 12 provides a reminder of the road conditions, following nearly a day of snow, rain and freezing rain from the early spring storm. The background sign along the roadside warns of water or ice on the section ahead. a
The early-season storm is passing slowly, with a forecast for snow overnight Monday. Higher winds on ice-laden wires and poles may increase the risk of power outages.
Power poles are reported down in several areas, and crews are working to restore service.