THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – “Hot enough for you?” is likely to be the question of the day across most of Western Ontario and parts of Northern Ontario. There are Heat Warnings issued by Environment Canada today from Kenora to Thunder Bay and into parts of the North as well.
There will with the heat also be the potential for thunderstorms. Stay tuned through the day to make sure you keep up on the latest developments.
There is a heat warning in effect for Thunder Bay.
This morning it is +9 under partly cloudy skies. The forecast is calling for clear skies this morning with sun and cloud this afternoon along with the risk of a thunderstorm.
Today’s high will be 33 with the humidex at 40. The UV Index will be 10 or Very High.
This evening will be mainly cloudy with a 30 per cent possibility of rain showers and the risk of a thunderstorm. Winds will be from the east at 20 km/h. Monday’s overnight low will be 18.
Fort Frances is under a Heat Warning.
It is +26 headed to a high of +36 in Fort Frances. The humidity this morning is 70 per cent.
This morning will see a mix of sun and cloud, with a 40 per cent possibility of precipitation. There will also be the risk of a thunderstorm.
Winds will become southwest 30 gusting to 50 km/h this morning.
The Humidex value will be 44 with the UV Index at 9 or Very High.
Tonight will see mainly cloudy skies with a 40 per cent potential for rain showers and a risk of a thunderstorm. Winds will continue through the evening before calming slightly to west winds at 20 gusting to 40 km/h after midnight. The overnight low will be 24.
Dryden and Vermilion Bay
Dryden and Vermilion Bay are under the Heat Warning.
It is +25 this morning with humidity at 74 per cent. Muggy says it.
The daytime high will be 34. Skies will be clear to start the morning then a mix of sun and cloud with a 30 per cent possibility of rain along with the risk of a thunderstorm late this morning and early this afternoon.
Winds will becoming west 20 km/h gusting to 40 early this morning then becoming south 20 gusting to 50.
Humidex 40. UV index 9 or very high.
This evening will see mainly cloudy skies with a 40 per cent chance of showers and the continued risk of a thunderstorm. Winds will be from the west at 20 km/h before shifting to come from the south at 20 gusting to 40 this evening. Low overnight of 20.
Sandy Lake is early this morning under a Thunderstorm Warning.
The forecast is calling for a few showers that should be ending this morning then mainly cloudy skies with a 60 per cent chance of showers.
There is a risk of a thunderstorm. Local rainfall amounts 15 to 25 mm are likely. Winds will be from the northwest at 20 km/h becoming light early this morning.
High 29. Humidex 37. UV index 6 or high.
Tonight will be mainly cloudy with a 30 per cent chance of showers overnight. Wind becoming northeast 20 km/h before morning. Low overnight of 14.