Toronto Weather Looks Wet and Wild with Rain and Possible Thunderstorms

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TORONTO – WEATHER – Wet and wild is the potential for Toronto for Wednesday. While conditions in the “Big Smoke” are not like Thunder Bay where a rainfall advisory is in effect, rain is rain. Remember “April Showers bring May flowers”.

Special Weather Advisory for Thunder Bay

Often Toronto doesn’t realize weather outside of the city, today we thought we would share conditions where Toronto’s Streetcars and Go Train cars are built.

Today, Toronto faces a damp and slightly unsettled weather pattern today, with periods of rain and the possibility of thunderstorms early this morning. As residents navigate their Wednesday, they should be prepared for shifting conditions that could influence outdoor activities and commutes.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions As of 6:07 AM EDT at Toronto Pearson International Airport, the city is enveloped in rain with a mild temperature of 7.1°C. The humidity stands at 69%, with winds from the east-northeast at a gentle 12 km/h.

Visibility is reasonably clear at 10 km, despite the wet conditions. The barometric pressure is recorded at 102.1 kPa and is currently falling, suggesting continued weather changes throughout the day.

Extended Weather Forecast

Expected Conditions Today, Toronto will experience ongoing rain with a risk of a thunderstorm this morning. Wind speeds will increase, coming from the southeast at 30 km/h and gusting up to 50 km/h. The high for today is expected to reach 10°C, with a moderate UV index of 4.

Tonight, the rain will gradually cease, but a 40% chance of showers or drizzle will persist, alongside the risk of evening thunderstorms. Fog is expected to develop after midnight. Winds will shift from southeast to west, decreasing slightly in intensity by morning. The overnight low will be a comfortable 9°C.

On Thursday, the city will see mainly cloudy skies with a 40% chance of morning showers. Any remaining fog patches will clear as the day progresses. Temperatures will peak at a warmer 17°C, with winds from the west at 20 km/h gusting to 40 km/h.

Wardrobe Recommendations With the wet and occasionally stormy conditions, Torontonians should opt for rainproof jackets and footwear. An umbrella is a must for today, and light, breathable layers will help adjust to the day’s varying temperatures.

Weather Trivia Thunderstorms are relatively common in Toronto during the spring, as the clash of colder air from the north with warmer, moist air from the south creates ideal conditions for their development. This atmospheric mixing is also a primary reason for the city’s dynamic spring weather patterns.

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