Warnings of air pollution and freezing rain got you down?  Well, here's news that you can smile about.  Weather forecasts are indicating that this week, the Toronto area will finally experience warmer temperatures and melt away the lingering remnants of your "March melancholy".

Although reports suggest that we may see a few small stretches of rain and flurries, the rest of the week will compensate for the dampness and cold.  Today's forecast reveals a temperature of 2°C, and a 60 percent chance of flurries and rain showers in the afternoon, with gusting winds of approximately 60 km/h.  

By Tuesday, the wind chill will drop to -14°C, but with picture-perfect weather of clear, sunny skies.  Clouds are expected for Wednesday, but temperatures will reach an impressive 5°C by the evening. 

Via The Weather Network

Here's where we get to the highlight of the week: while Thursday may be a tad windy and rainy, temperatures are expected to peak at a high of 11-12°C.  Friday will dip to a high of 10°C, but for the weekend, cooler temperatures are set to return.

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Saturday and Sunday are expected to be at 1°C.  Saturday's weather will likely be a mix of sun and clouds with a 60 percent chance of flurries, and the last day of March Break, Sunday, holiday-goers will be welcomed back to Toronto with sunny and clear weather.

After weeks of snow, ice and bone-chilling weather, temperatures are expected to be in the double-digits by Thursday. https://t.co/htqMsUemwF

March 11, 2019

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