Drivers face winter driving conditions north of the city

Drivers face winter driving conditions north of the city

While most of the GTA is waking up to 1 C weather, a few stray snow flakes and a bit of light rain, areas north of the city are dealing with winter-like driving conditions this morning. 

School buses in the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District and Peel District school boards were cancelled in Caledon and Dufferin County.

CBC Toronto's overnight video-producer Tony Smyth posted this video on Twitter:

Smyth also posted these images of a truck rollover, which happened on a snow-covered Highway 400 close to King Road. The driver was not hurt. 

Smyth reported that the OPP are dealing with "multiple crashes" on icy roads north of the city. As a result, drivers are asked to leave themselves extra time for this morning's commute. 

OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt reported blowing snow and windy conditions on some GTA highways. 

Schmidt said although 20 C is in the forecast for Monday, drivers should be prepared for winter driving conditions as they head out this morning. 

"You've got to deal with what we're having," he told CBC Toronto. "You don't want to be the one that ends up in the ditch and has their day spoiled.

The city was preparing for some wet snow by laying down salt. 

Some lamented taking off their snow tires too early.