Weather Warning and Weather Advisory: Rain and Strong Winds Hit Sault Ste. Marie

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Sault Ste. Marie Weather Forecast: April 12, 2024

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

As of 6:00 AM EDT at Sault Ste. Marie Airport, light rain is falling under a pressure of 99.5 kPa, which is on a downward trend. Temperatures are chilly at 6.1°C with a high humidity of 94%. Winds from the north-northwest are blowing at 22 km/h, gusting up to 37 km/h, providing decent visibility of 24 kilometers despite the rain.

Expected Conditions

Today, Sault Ste. Marie will experience periods of heavy rain particularly in the morning, with total rainfall expected between 25 to 40 mm. Wind conditions will be harsh, with northwesterly gusts reaching 70 km/h, intensifying around noon to even stronger gusts up to 80 km/h. The high will remain low at 6°C, with a low UV index of 2.

Tonight, skies will clear slightly, but cloudiness will increase around midnight. Winds will remain strong from the northwest at 40 km/h, gusting to 60 km/h. The temperature will drop to a low of plus 1°C.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Saturday, April 13, will bring clearer skies in the morning with persistent northwest winds of 30 km/h gusting to 50 km/h and a modest high of 8°C. The evening will be cloudy with temperatures holding at plus 2°C.

Sunday’s forecast suggests a mix of sun and clouds with a pleasant high of 11°C, cooling down to minus 1°C at night under clear skies. Monday continues the trend of sunny conditions with a daytime high of 14°C and a nighttime low of plus 2°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Due to the expected weather conditions:

  • A sturdy, waterproof jacket is crucial to handle the rain and wind.
  • Layered clothing will provide flexibility as temperatures fluctuate.
  • Secure and waterproof footwear is advisable, along with accessories to shield against the wind.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Sault Ste. Marie is known for its variable weather, especially in spring when conditions can swiftly transition from calm to stormy, making it a unique meteorological area in Ontario.

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