News Freezing Rain Warning for Bancroft Area SHARE ON: Sarah Kipp, staff Tuesday, Apr. 9th, 2019 Rain drops falling from a black umbrella A freezing rain warning has been issued for the Bancroft area. Environment Canada says a few hours of freezing rain are likely, before changing to snow later and that several centimetres of snowfall is possible in some areas. Surfaces can become icy and slippery such as highway roads, walkways and parking lots. It is advised to adjust your driving with these changing conditions.