Environment Canada issues rainfall, freezing rain and flash freeze warnings for PEI

Thursday's weather forecast for Cape Breton

Thursday's weather forecast for Cape Breton

Flooding was anticipated Friday in some low-lying areas of the Grand River watershed.

Thursday is expected to be mild and rainy before much colder air moves in for Friday. "If that happens the water levels behind that dam of ice could rise very quickly".

Environment Canada is warning that following the passage of a cold front this afternoon, rain will change to snow and there will be a hard freeze as temperatures plummet.

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Many school buses were cancelled across Bruce, Grey and Huron-Perth counties this morning. Any freezing rain is expected to be fairly light and patchy.

A high of -10 C is in the forecast for Toronto on Saturday and the city will see a high of -11 C on Sunday.

It turns out the two-day reprieve from the biting sub-zero temperatures - after a weeks-long deep freeze that's prompted extreme cold warnings across Southwestern Ontario - was short-lived. Environment Canada said in a stament the rain will quickly transition to snow, with a risk of freezing rain.

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