Freezing rain warning issued for Toronto and GTA

Toronto under special weather statement ahead of yet another snowfall

A recent weather alert from Environment Canada states that freezing rain is expected to fall, starting Sunday morning and ending later in the afternoon.

"A brief period of snow may precede the freezing rain, but any snowfall accumulations are expected to be minimal", the weather agency says.

Roughly 2-5 centimeters (0.8-2.0 inches) accumulation is expected before the weather switches over to freezing rain in the afternoon.

"This could be several hours of freezing rain with untreated walkways and surfaces".

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Environment Canada also warned that highways, roads, sidewalks and parking lots will become icy and slippery and that drivers and pedestrians should take care. "Slow down driving in slippery conditions".

Conditions are expected to improve by Sunday evening and into the start of the work week on Monday.

Freezing rain warnings are issued when rain falling in sub-zero temperatures creates ice build-up and icy surfaces.

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