Today’s icy conditions have the OPP asking drivers to slow down. Police are responding to a number of collisions in the central region, due to deteriorating weather conditions. The OPP is asking drivers to slow down, use your car’s full lighting system, and avoid any unnecessary travel.

Environment Canada had a flash freeze warning in effect for all of Muskoka, because of last night’s rain and today’s plummeting temperature. That warning has ended, but there are still ice covered roads and sidewalks in the district. More snow is on tap for Friday with around five centimetres falling in total. The temperature is dropping down to minus 21, feeling like minus 30, overnight.

Saturday will be another cold day, with a high of minus 19 feeling like minus 32 with the wind, but the sun will be out and no snow is in the forecast. Expect to bundle up again on Sunday, as Environment Canada is calling for a high of minus 15.