03/31/2016 05:49 EDT | Updated 04/01/2017 01:12 EDT

Toronto weather: March 31, 2016

Good morning! Make sure to grab your raincoat as you head out the door, it's going to be a wet, but windy day so you might want to leave your umbrella at home.

As of 5:30 a.m. it was 12 C in Toronto. Rain, rain and more rain is in the forecast for today with about 10 to 15 millimetres of it expected to drench the city.

To add to your forecast troubles, high winds are supposed to hit Toronto today with wind gusts from 50 to 70 km/h possible this afternoon.

There's a risk of thunderstorms this evening and then the rain will finally let up sometime after midnight with an overnight low of 10 C.

Chance of flurries this weekend

From rain showers to snow flurries, you might not want to put away your winter jackets and toques just yet Toronto. Winter-like weather is set to hit the city this weekend. 

CBC meteorologist Jay Scotland says a polar vortex is set to hit Ontario this weekend before moving through Eastern and Central Canada.

For Toronto the cooldown means daytime highs hovering around the freezing mark this weekend with a chance of flurries.