Toronto Weather Update: A Swift Shift to Colder Temperatures

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Toronto is set for a dramatic weather change today, transitioning from mild rain to flurries, with a significant drop in temperature

Today’s Weather Dynamics

Toronto starts the day at a mild +1°C with clear skies, but a falling barometer signals an incoming shift. The city will see mainly cloudy skies with rain showers transitioning to flurries by the afternoon before clearing up. Morning fog patches will dissipate, making way for increasing northwest winds at 20 km/h, gusting to 40, and then intensifying to 40 km/h with gusts up to 60 by noon. Temperatures will peak at +5°C but are expected to plummet to -7°C in the afternoon, bringing wind chills down to -16°C. The UV index remains low at 2.

Tonight’s Forecast

The evening will be clear with north winds continuing at 30 km/h, gusting to 50. The low will hit -15°C, with wind chills of -16°C in the evening worsening to -24°C overnight, emphasizing the need for warm, protective clothing.

Weekend Outlook

Saturday promises sunny skies with lighter winds, a high of -4°C, and morning wind chills around -23°C, improving slightly to -8°C by the afternoon. The night will remain clear with a low of -8°C. Sunday brings a mix of sun and cloud with a 30% chance of showers and a mild high of +3°C, dropping to a clear night at -2°C.

Looking Ahead to Monday

The start of the new week will be sunny with a pleasant high of +5°C, but clouds roll in by night, maintaining a low at a mild +4°C.

Precautionary Measures: As Toronto faces a quick transition from mild to cold, residents should stay updated on weather forecasts, especially regarding wind chill factors, and dress accordingly to avoid cold-related discomforts.

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