Toronto should brace for messy weather this weekend as the transition into spring begins.
After a snowstorm hiatus, the city will get a mix of flurries, rain and sun according to Environment Canada.
Toronto’s weekend forecast
Thursday will be windy, with a mix of sun and cloud during the day. The temperature will reach a high of 6 C. At night, the weather agency is forecasting rain to begin around midnight, and the low will be 2 C.
Rain should end by Friday afternoon, and the rest of the day will be cloudy. The temperature’s high will be 7 C and the low will be -4 C. At night, Toronto might see a chance of rain or even flurries.
The skies on Saturday will be cloudy with a 40 per cent chance of flurries. Temperatures will drop to a high of -1 C and a low of -7 C.
On Sunday, the sun will return with clouds, with a 40 per cent chance of flurries. The high will be 1 C and the low will be -5 C. Skies should clear up by night.
Weather in the GTA
In Peel region, the weather in Mississauga will be a mix of rain and snow on Thursday, with showers beginning near midnight. There is a chance of flurries on Friday night, which may continue until Sunday.
In Durham region, Oshawa will see sun and clouds on Thursday, with the possibility of rain in the late hours. Rain will cease in the afternoon on Friday, but there is a 30 per cent chance of flurries or rain in the evening. On Saturday, temperatures will reach a high of -2 C and a low of -7 C. Skies should clear up by Sunday night.
In York region, Newmarket will see periods of rain on Thursday, which will continue into Friday. On Friday night, there is a chance of flurries or rain.
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A snowstorm hiatus
About two weeks ago, Toronto was hit by a snowstorm on the weekend that left the city scrambling to clean up its aftermath. Snow accumulated from 20 to 30 centimetres on March 3.
About a week earlier, on Feb. 23, Toronto faced another snowstorm that accumulated at least 15 centimetres of snow. The OPP reported 200 collisions across the GTA during the 24 hours of the storm.
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