Weather: Sault Ste. Marie – Get out and enjoy Tuesday Sunshine before Wednesday’s Rain

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All the rain will bring up flowers and green... Grey skies mean green lawns.

SAULT STE. MARIE – WEATHER – If you have outdoor plans, today is the day. Tuesday will be sunny with a high of 12c. Starting on Wednesday, on into Friday precipitation will be the main weather focus. Remember, April Showers bring May flowers. In your excitement of today’s sun though, don’t start raking up your yard. Read about how to save the bees and protect pollinators.

This early morning in Sault Ste. Marie, the conditions are crisp and almost freezing at Sault Ste. Marie Airport, with temperatures registering at -1.0°C under mainly clear skies. The air pressure is a robust 102.3 kPa and continues to rise, suggesting a gradual improvement in weather conditions as the day progresses. Despite the still air with only a gentle north breeze at 2 km/h, the wind chill nudges slightly colder to -2°C.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

With an ambient temperature and dew point both at -1.0°C, humidity has hit its peak at 100%, creating a fully saturated air mass. This has contributed to the formation of fog patches which are expected to dissipate as the morning progresses. Visibility is excellent at 32 kilometers, allowing for clear views across the area.

Expected Conditions

Today: After the morning fog clears, expect a sunny day with temperatures climbing to a pleasant high of 12°C. However, the wind chill this morning could feel as cold as -4°C. Winds will shift to the east, increasing to 30 km/h by late afternoon. The UV index today is high at 6, so it’s a good idea to wear sun protection if you’re planning to be outside for extended periods.

Tonight: Skies will start clear but expect increasing cloudiness after midnight. Eastern winds will continue at 30 km/h, gusting up to 50 km/h, with temperatures settling at a low of +2°C.

Wednesday, April 17: The day will be predominantly cloudy with rain starting in the morning. The east wind will persist at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h, and temperatures will peak at 7°C. The UV index drops to a low of 2.

Wednesday Night: Cloudy skies continue with a 60% chance of rain and an overnight low of +4°C.

Thursday, April 18: The cloudy weather will carry on with a 60% chance of showers and a high reaching back up to 12°C.

Thursday Night: The clouds will remain, though temperatures will dip to around 0°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Prepare for a chilly start today with layers that can be adjusted as the temperature rises. Given the high UV index, don’t forget sunglasses and sunscreen. For the wet weather forecast starting Wednesday, waterproof attire and an umbrella will be essential.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Sault Ste. Marie often experiences a rapid temperature shift during spring, which can result in unique phenomena like sudden fog patches and rapid frost melt, as seen today.

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