Enjoy the mild weather while it lasts. Because come tonight, we're in for some snow and rain.

"There's an Alberta clipper that's forecasted to make its way down through the province," explained Terri Lang, a regional meteorologist with Environment Canada. "What that's going to bring is initially some mild weather as we're seeing today. However, overnight, we're expecting the snow to start up again."

Temperatures should dip below zero.

"Before that snow starts, there is a good chance that there will be some freezing rain ahead of the system. That will occur in the overnight period, then turn to snow. Upwards of 5 cm expected. So tomorrow is really going to be a bit of a messy drive particularly in the morning time."

Conditions might be a little treacherous for your morning commute with freezing rain and then snow on top of that.

"We know that when temperatures are hovering around that freezing mark, somethings melt but somethings don't. People are going to need to be on their toes tomorrow morning and give themselves plenty of time if they are out and about."

She also advises checking the Highway Hotline, having an emergency kit in your car, and using winter tires. 

You can check out the five-day forecast here.

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