Temperatures overnight were too high for the ice storm Environment Canada had been predicting.

Instead, Ottawa got a lot of rain.

Here's what it looked like this morning in the nation's capital.

Pretty wet out there, folks.

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

Don't bother getting your vehicle washed for a few days. This was the scene on Colonel By Drive at the Bank Street Bridge early Thursday morning. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)

Let's see that in live action, shall we?

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

Trying to clear Colonel By Drive in rush hour traffic does not look like a fun job. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

Yikes. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

Most roads look like this today. (CBC News)

Rain Ottawa winter storm slush wet streets roads Feb 25 2016

We don't know what these two people are saying to each other, but we imagine it went something like: "Well, Jim, I really don't know what else we can do here." "Indeed. Our efforts this morning appear to have been fruitless." (Irene Gyurcsak/Facebook)

Rain Ottawa winter storm slush wet streets roads Feb 25 2016

Easy does it. (Irene Gyurcsak/Facebook)

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

Several stretches of road needed to be closed Thursday morning to allow workers to clear storm drains and plow build-up of snow and ice. (CBC News)

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

Take it easy out there, drivers. (CBC News)

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

Anyone about to walk this stretch of sidewalk should check for traffic first. (CBC News)

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

Andi White, walking her buddies Tyson and Mitch, said sidewalk traction was actually better where no plowing was done. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

This Good Samaritan looks poised to try clearing some storm drains in Old Ottawa South. Nice work! (Giacomo Panico/CBC)

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

Watch out for all the puddles, friends. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)

Rain winter storm Ottawa slush ponds lakes Feb 25 2016

A slushy lake forced crews to close the Highway 417 eastbound onramp at the Vanier Parkway overnight. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)