Weather

Freezing rain warning in effect for Ottawa

The freezing rain is set to start midday, making roads and sidewalks slippery this afternoon.

Untreated surfaces will become icy

Roads may be slick Friday afternoon as a band of freezing rain moves through Ottawa right in time for the commute. (CBC News)

No problems for your commute into work today, but the drive home will come with freezing rain.

Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for the region, which is set to start early Friday afternoon and last until 5 p.m. Untreated surfaces will become icy. The high will be 3 C.

The freezing rain may start as a bit of snow and as temperatures rise above zero, it will change to showers.