Freezing rain warnings for eastern Ontario, Gatineau

Grab your umbrella, freezing rain and showers are expected this afternoon with a high of 1 C.

Bad news for the canal ice or snow lovers, it will be mild this weekend

Bring your umbrella today, there is a good chance we will be seeing some freezing rain and showers in the afternoon. (Giacomo Panico/CBC)

Change is on the way for Friday.

A milder pattern is moving in, with freezing rain and showers expected by afternoon.

There is a freezing rain warning in place for Ottawa-Gatineau, Lanark County, Prescott-Russell and the Cornwall and Brockville areas.

The switch to showers is expected to happen by mid- to late-afternoon.

Look for a high of 1 C — that's plus 1 C for a change.

The wind chill will still be in the minus double digits until mid morning.

Keep your fingers crossed for sunshine this weekend because it will be mild: a high of 2 C on Saturday and 0 C Sunday.

It's bad news for canal ice or snow lovers, but easier to take for other outdoor activities.

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