Sunny skies and warm air should help make things plenty melty today, although rain and then cooler temperature are on the way.
Environment Canada is calling for a high of 7ºC this afternoon, with mainly sunny skies thorugh the day. Morning winds at 30 km/h from the west will die off this afternoon.
A few more clouds are expected overnight, with a low of -3ºC.
Tomorrow should be mainly sunny through the early part of the day, with a high of 9ºC, but increasing cloudiness is expected late in the afternoon and then rain, with about 5 mm set to fall.
Saturday will be a gloomy day, with clouds and a 60 per cent chance of showers, along with a high of 6ºC.
Sunday will be sunny but cool — the morning low could dip to -13ºC, close to a record for the date. Sunday's high will be -2ºC.
Monday will be even frostier, with a low of -14ºC and a high of -5ºC, although it too will be sunny.
Sunny skies are predicted to hold through the middle of next week, as temperatures warm again, with a high of 2ºC on Tuesday and 4ºC on Wednesday.
The warmest it's ever been on this date was in 2003, when it was 21.1ºC. The coldest ever was in 1950, when it dropped to -16.7ºC.
The normal high for this time of year is 10ºC. The normal low is -3ºC.