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Keep caution on the snow-covered roads

Arctic air returns to Ontario bringing plenty of snow

Rodrigo Cokting
Staff writer

Sunday, March 2, 2014, 8:01 AM -

The Arctic air returned to southern Ontario on Saturday.

The cold front brought between five and 10 cm. of snow overnight leaving the roads slippery and snowy for Sunday morning commuters.

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Winds are expected to be at their strongest Sunday morning so the snow on the road could become a serious issue.

Seasonal temperatures have been much colder than average as the cold front makes its way through this part of the province. Temperature will remain below seasonal though mid week, before warming up closer to next weekend.

A cold, cold winter

An extreme cold weather alert was issued on Friday in Toronto. That's the 31st of the season--the most the city has ever issued since the program was first implemented.

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The winter weather has taken its toll on Toronto's water services and home heating bills.

The weather is not likely to improve too much any time soon. In fact parts of Alberta to Ontario will see temperatures 11 to 18 degrees colder than their average temperatures for the first week of March.

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