Sault Ste. Marie Weather – Raincoats and Umbrellas until Saturday!

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Sault Ste. Marie – WEATHER – Ontario is wet today and from Thunder Bay to Toronto the showers are constant and will be falling until at least Saturday. This is good for the lawns, gardens and the forests where hopefully this moisture will help keep the wildfires down this season. So grab a warm coffee or tea and lets look at the weather together!

Today in Sault Ste. Marie, we will face persistent rain and gusty winds as they go about their daily activities.

The weather conditions are set to fluctuate slightly over the next few days, bringing a mix of rain, clouds, and occasional sun.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions As of 6:00 AM EDT at Sault Ste. Marie Airport, the city is experiencing light rain with a temperature of 4.4°C. Humidity is high at 86%, contributing to the damp feel in the air. Winds are strong from the east, blowing at 34 km/h with gusts reaching up to 46 km/h. Visibility is relatively clear at 24 km despite the rainfall.

The barometric pressure stands at 101.4 kPa and is falling, which may signal more consistent rain throughout the day.

Extended Forecast

Expected Conditions Today, periods of rain will continue, with expected accumulations of 10 to 15 mm. The winds will remain strong, blowing from the east at 30 km/h and gusting up to 60 km/h. The temperature will peak at a mild 7°C, while the UV index will be low at 2.

Tonight, the rain will taper off, but the skies will remain mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers continuing into the night. Winds will shift from southeast to west and decrease in intensity after midnight, with the low settling at 3°C.

On Thursday, the day will start cloudy with a 40% chance of morning showers. Winds will become northwest at 20 km/h in the afternoon, bringing slightly cooler air. The high will be 8°C with a moderate UV index of 5.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Given today’s wet and windy conditions, residents should wear waterproof jackets and sturdy footwear. An umbrella would also be advisable, though the wind might render it less effective. Layering will help adapt to the changing temperatures throughout the day.

Weather Trivia Sault Ste. Marie’s geographical location near Lake Superior significantly influences its weather patterns, often resulting in higher humidity and precipitation levels compared to other regions in Ontario.

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