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UPDATE: Environment Canada warns of slick drive on Wednesday morning

Freezing rain combined with ice pellets could fall at the start of the morning commute, changing to rain later in the day...

For what seems like the millionth time, you may want to get an early start to your drive into work on Wednesday.

Environment Canada says we could be in for freezing rain, mixed with ice pellets to start the morning commute.

Forecasters say a low pressure system is set to arrive from the US central plains.

The system has the potential to bring a wide swath of freezing rain on Wednesday morning, from Lake Huron to the Golden Horseshoe and central Ontario.

However, Geoff Coulsen tells Newstalk1010, it shouldn't be a return to the type of storm we saw over the Christmas holidays.

He says the temperature is expected to jump to +5 through the day, which means the freezing rain, would quickly turn into regular rain.

The weather agency says this could affect your morning commute that day.

The freezing rain will change to rain during the day on Wednesday as temperatures climb above zero.

Coulsen had more good news, with a good chance of snow for Friday into Saturday.

He says that 'snow event' could bring between 2 and 4cms of the white stuff. 

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  1. dama posted on 03/17/2014 03:17 PM
    I hope MTO trucks will get out early and salt/sand the 400 series
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