Late blast of fall heat hits Toronto today
Fall leaves pile up in High Park in Toronto on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. (The Canadian Press / Nathan Denette)
Codi Wilson, CTV Toronto
Published Tuesday, October 18, 2016 5:34AM EDT
Last Updated Tuesday, October 18, 2016 5:43AM EDT
Toronto could see record-breaking temperatures today as a late blast of fall heat hits the GTA.
Environment Canada is calling for a high of 27 C in Toronto but it will feel closer to 32 with humidity.
The temperature record for Oct. 18 is 26.7 C and it was set in 1963.
Be sure to keep an umbrella handy this afternoon.
The national weather agency says there is a 60 per cent chance of showers later this afternoon and early this evening.
The warmer weather will continue Wednesday, with Environment Canada calling for sunny skies and a high of 21 C.
More seasonable temperatures will return to the city on Thursday and Friday.
Thursday’s forecast will bring a high of 13 C and a 70 per cent chance of rain while Friday will see a high of 12 C and a 40 per cent chance of showers.