Freezing rain overnight makes way for mild temperatures

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Ice pellet and freezing rain amounts will vary widely.

Following Tuesday's winter travel advisory, Environment Canada has now issued a freezing rain warning for the City of Toronto.

Forecasters did note the chance for spotty freezing rain or drizzle in central and interior parts of MA until 5 or 6 a.m.

Toronto and surrounding areas could be in for another icy and wet day on Thursday, Environment Canada says.

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The weather agency warns that the morning and evening commutes will likely be affected due to the potential for untreated surfaces to become icy. Experts say to drive slower if you experience slick road conditions.

The inclement weather prompted school boards in Toronto, Hamilton, and the regions of York, Halton, Peel, and Durham to cancel transportation this morning.

A number of universities and colleges have also closed down.

"We encourage customers to clear the snow and ice from their walkways, stairs, and driveways, to ensure safe access to the front door for both their visitors, as well as their mail carriers, when service resumes", a spokesperson said.

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A wintry mix is expected on Thursday before clearing skies start to arrive Thursday night into Friday and much colder air arrives for the end of the work week!

It's not snow, but it's going to wreak havoc on the roads Wednesday.

Periods of freezing drizzle are expected to affect the region tonight into Thursday.

"We have seen little bit of everything today".

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The TTC has replaced the 506 and 512 streetcars with buses this morning due to the weather.

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