Torontonians told to brace for colder, drier weather conditions

After a day of fog and freezing rain Thursday, Torontonians can expect colder, drier weather conditions on Friday.

Temperatures expected to drop to –5 C by Friday afternoon, Environment Canada says

Commuters were in need of a rain coat, winter coat, wind breaker and an umbrella to comfortably get through the day in the GTA.

Torontonians can expect colder, drier weather conditions on Friday following periods of fog and freezing rain Thursday evening.  

The temperature will be around –5 C by Friday afternoon, though it will feel more like –16, with a chance of flurries, Environment Canada says.

The federal weather agency warned that strong winds and a "sharp arctic cold front" are expected to blast through around midnight and continue into Friday morning. 

The agency also warned of a risk of thunderstorms later Thursday night.

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