THUNDER BAY – Heading into Victoria Day, if the weather forecast is right, Northwestern Ontario will enjoy a warm seasonable weekend.
Environment Canada is calling for highs from 23 to 24 degrees with mainly sunny skies from Friday through to Sunday. For holiday Monday, there is a chance of precipitation, with 2 millimetres possible.
For the weekend, across Northwestern Ontario, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is continuing the Restricted Fire Zone. However the City of Thunder Bay has removed the restrictions. However for the city, a fire permit is required for outdoor burning.
Fort William First Nation, and Shuniah Township has continued their outdoor burning bans heading into the weekend.
Golf courses, provincial parks, and city parks are all open and ready for your Victoria Day festivities.
For many people the Victoria Day long weekend is the opening of summer camps, and launching of sailboats as well.
Warm weather on the long-weekend will likely see many people heading out to enjoy the region.