Winter travel advisory issued for Ottawa

Dropping temperatures and scattered rain showers could make for slippery driving conditions in Ottawa.

Advisory goes into effect Thursday evening

A cold front is expected over southern Ontario on Thursday. (Michel Aspirot/CBC)

Environment Canada has issued a winter weather travel advisory starting Thursday evening for commuters in the Ottawa area.

A cold front is expected for southern Ontario tomorrow, and dropping temperatures and scattered rain could make for slippery road conditions. 

Showers are expected to begin in the afternoon and to turn into flurries later in the evening. 

A low of -11 C is expected, with winds picking up throughout the day.