News Warmer temperatures come with a water safety warning in Haliburton SHARE ON: James Bowler, contributor, Wednesday, Feb. 22nd, 2017 Conservation authorities in eastern Ontario are warning you to keep safety in mind near rivers, streams and other moving water. Temperatures reached highs of 12 degrees in some areas over the weekend. The Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs is also advising snowmobilers to be wary of ice crossings and to always check ice thickness. This week’s forecast in the Madawaska Valley is calling for and more plus-temperatures before cooling down again this weekend. The O-P-P also has some ice-safety tips which can be found on its website.