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Freezing rain warning issued for parts of the GTA

Cross-country skiers make their way through freshly-fallen snow in Toronto's Christie Pits park on Feb. 27, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

Environment Canada has issued a freezing rain warning for much of eastern and south central Ontario, including parts of the GTA.

Halton-Peel, Caledon, Newmarket, Georgina, northern York Region, Orangeville, Grand Valley, southern Dufferin County, Shelburne, Mansfield, northern Dufferin County, Uxbridge, Beaverton and northern Durham Region are included in the warning.

The warning states that ice pellets mixed with freezing rain will begin around midnight then change to rain by early Monday morning in regions of southern Ontario from the Kitchener area north to Georgian Bay and east through Orillia and the Northern Durham region.

The freezing rain will then change to regular rain by Tuesday morning

Toronto is not included in the freezing rain warning. The city of Toronto has also cancelled the extreme weather alert issued on Feb. 7.

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