According to Lylirra in the forums, Diablo III Patch 1.0.5 is hitting live servers in a few hours on United States only. Maintenance starts at 3am PDT / 7am EST New York.
Might be a good idea to finish up your chores tonight.
Important: Please note that you will not be prompted to download patch 1.0.5 until the patch is live in your home region. If you are logging in from a European or Asian client, you will need to wait for this patch to release in that region before it can be installed. Additionally, if your home region is the Americas, you will be unable to log into Europe or Asia using Global Play after patch 1.0.5 is live until those regions have also patched.
For reference, here are the scheduled maintenance times for each region:
The Americas: 3:00 a.m. PDT (10/16) to 1:00 p.m. PDT (10/16)
Europe: 6:00 p.m. PDT (10/16) to 4:00 a.m. PDT (10/17)
Asia: 1:00 p.m. PDT (10/17) to 11:00 p.m. PDT (10/17)
Please note that these times are subject to change. For time zone assistance, please visit: http://everytimezone.com