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Temperatures peaked near 20°C in southern Ontario Thursday. Now, attention turns to the evening commute, which could get messy. Details here.

Warm temps flood southern Ontario ahead of rainy evening commute

Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 4:03 PM -

Spring-like weather flooded southern Ontario Thursday, after weeks of fluctuating temperatures.

According to Weather Network meteorologist Brian Dillon, the day time high peaked near the 20°C mark across much of the region.

The last time temperatures got that high was on October 16, when it reached 21 degrees Celsius.

While the milder conditions sent residents outside in droves, the drive home might not be as pleasant, with rain and strong wind gusts expected.

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"We're looking at about 5 mm of rain to fall through Thursday night, with the potential for locally higher amounts," Dillon says.

"A weak cold front will bring cooler temperatures on Friday, but daytime highs are still expected to be near 15 degrees Celsius. Two lows -- one from from the Prairies and one from Colorado -- will start to take shape and move towards Ontario on Sunday. At the moment, the system is highly temperature-dependent and will have to be closely monitored."

Visit the Alerts section of the website to keep on top of watches and warnings across the country.

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