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Barrie Alerts & Updates May 7, 2019

Are you looking for something new to do in Barrie? Look no further! The Barrie Baycats season opens this Sunday and they look to win their sixth straight Domincio Cup and tickets are still available. The Baycats look to start the season with a bang and you can be there for $5 as they will have a *1/2 PRICE PROMO – MONTH OF MAY ONLY.

Mothers Day Special 🌹

The Baycats start their season this Sunday afternoon against the London Majors and what a better way to celebrate by bringing your significant other/mother to the game as they are giving all mothers a free rose 🌹!

Start time from Coates Stadium in Midhurst is set for 2:00 PM.

Upcoming Schedule + Prices

Coates Stadium Location

2100 Nursery Rd

Minesing, ON

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Crime Report May 2019

Barrie Alerts & Updates May 4, 2019

Above is a map outlining crime within Barrie for the last 30 days. Source: Barrie Police

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Where in Barrie/Simcoe #160

Barrie Alerts & Updates April 9, 2019

Where in Barrie/Simcoe #160

Guess this Barrie business & tag their page and your could win a prize!

Thumbs up 👍🏻 or Thumbs down 👎🏻  Favourie 🍔 burger?  Do they have good poutine?

Don’t forget to like, share and comment for your chance to win! #barrie #whereinbarrie

 Answer on our Facebook page.

 

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Freezing Rain Warning for Barrie

Barrie Alerts & Updates April 4, 2019

Freezing rain is expected. 

A period of freezing rain is expected Friday morning. In areas of higher terrain, freezing rain may continue into the early afternoon. 

Ice accretion of 2 to 4 millimeters is anticipated with this event. Ice build-up is likely on elevated surfaces. Untreated surfaces such as roads, particularly bridges and overpasses, and walkways may also become icy.

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Poor weather conditions may contribute to transportation delays.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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Special Weather Statement Rainfall Warning

Barrie Alerts & Updates March 14, 2019

Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement for Barrie and some sorrounding areas. The majority of the heavy rain will come between 6 and 8 with some stronger cells arriving around 9:30.

As of 4pm, we have already seen minor flooding on sideroads. With the low temperatures and more rain coming you can assume there will be flooding. Below is the official statement from Environment Canada.

Summary

Mild temperatures and potentially heavy rain today and tonight.

Periods of rain, heavy at times, are expected to begin this morning and continue tonight. Rainfall amounts in the 15 to 25 mm range are expected by early Friday morning. A few isolated thunderstorms are also possible today and tonight.

The heavy rain will combine with mild temperatures near 7 degrees Celsius to produce potentially significant snowmelt and localized ponding on streets and other low lying areas.

The heavy rain and mild temperatures are associated with a strong Colorado low that will transition across Northern Ontario tonight.

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Bad Roads to Drive During Barrie Winters

Barrie Alerts & Updates March 2, 2019

Accident Prone Barrie Streets 

When it snows you can usually count on accidents on these Barrie streets; Leacock Dr (hill), Anne St. N (hill), Fairview Rd (hill), Ferndale Dr N (hill) and St. Vincent St. (Hill/bridge). 🚗 ❄️ 

Avoiding these areas after or during snowfalls can help you avoid a collision. 

Do you know any other Barrie streets to add to the list?📝

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Significant Wind Warning for Barrie

Barrie Alerts & Updates February 24, 2019

Environment Canada has issued both a Wind warning and a Snow Squall watch for Barrie.

Very strong southwesterly winds with gusts of 100 to 110 km/h will begin around noon and be accompanied by a sharp arctic cold front.

Wind gusts of 120 km/h are possible in areas along the shores of Lake Ontario.

The damaging winds will persist into this evening, but will gradually start to weaken overnight.

Power outages are very possible. We also recommend removing items around your outside home that could pose flight risk. 🚨 💨 #ONStorm #barriewindwarning #barrieweather #barrie

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Thieves Targeting Lexus and Toyota Vehicles

Barrie Alerts & Updates February 7, 2019

If you own a Toyota Suv or Lexus you may want to continue reading. In the last year; 81 vehicles from these manufacturers in the York region have been stolen. Thieves are using electronic devices to reprogram the vehicles on-board computers. Here are the makes and models they are targeting:

  • Lexus RX 350
  • Lexus GX 460
  • Toyota 4Runner
  • Toyota Highlander

The police recommend you use a club type product if you own one of these vehicles.

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Barrie Fog Advisory

Barrie Alerts & Updates February 3, 2019

Summary
Patchy dense fog will develop this evening and will become more widespread near midnight resulting in visibility near zero at times.

The dense fog will persist into Monday morning and is expected to become patchy Monday afternoon.

Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. Travel is expected to be hazardous due to reduced visibility.

Fog advisories are issued when near zero visibilities in fog are expected or occurring.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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Gas Shortage in Barrie?

Barrie Alerts & Updates February 3, 2019

It seems the recent weather in Southern Ontario has caused somewhat of a gas shortage. People are reporting many stations are running out of gas and other reporting getting Premium for the price of regular.

What stations still have gas?

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