07/31/2015 06:23 EDT | Updated 07/31/2016 05:59 EDT

Toronto Daystarter: Friday, July 31, 2015

Good morning. Here's what you need to know as you get started this Friday, July 31, 2015.


We will hit a high of 30 C today with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this evening. You can expect some rain on both Saturday and Sunday with daytime highs in the mid-20s.

​Traffic and Transit

Our traffic reporter Laurie Turcotte reports some delays on GO Transit's Lakeshore East line. The 6:10 departure to Union is cancelled. Passengers will be put on the 6:27 a.m. train, which is expected to be late. 

There are also problems on the Richmond Hill line The 06:25 an train to Union is cancelled. The next train is set to depart at 6:55 a.m.


The Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival kicks off today and continues through the weekend. Lake Shore Boulevard will be closed in both directions between Colborne Lodge Drive and Strachan Avenue from Friday at 11:59 p.m. to 5 a.m. on Sunday.