Kenora and Lake of the Woods Weather Update: Rainy and Chilly on May 1, 2024

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Light Rain Marks the Morning in Kenora with Conditions Set to Improve

KENORA – WEATHER – Its going to get warmer. It won’t be long now and people will be complaining about mosquitos and having to cut the lawn.

Kenora and the surrounding Lake of the Woods area are experiencing a cool and rainy start to the day on May 1, 2024, with light rainfall affecting visibility and outdoor activities.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

As of early morning at Kenora Airport, the temperature is slightly above freezing at 3.5°C with light rain. The humidity is high at 97%, and the dew point is close at 3.0°C, indicating a very moist atmosphere. The barometric pressure is 100.7 kPa and falling. Winds are coming from the east-northeast at 10 km/h, and visibility is good at 32 km despite the rain.

Expected Conditions

Today: The periods of rain are expected to end later in the afternoon. The skies will remain cloudy with a 30% chance of lingering showers, reaching a high of 8°C. The UV index will be low at 1.

Tonight: Skies will turn partly cloudy with a continuing 30% chance of showers early in the evening. Fog patches are expected to develop around midnight. The overnight low will hover around 1°C.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Thursday, May 2: The day will start with a mix of sun and cloud, becoming cloudy later in the morning. Showers are likely in the afternoon with a 60% chance of precipitation. Morning fog patches will dissipate. The temperature will reach a more comfortable high of 12°C with a moderate UV index of 4.

Night: Cloudy conditions will persist with a 60% chance of showers. The low will be a mild 5°C.

Friday, May 3: The pattern of cloudiness and showers continues, with a 60% chance of rain throughout the day and a high of 13°C. The night will also be cloudy with a similar chance of showers, and a low of 6°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

With rain and variable cloudiness expected, it’s advisable to dress in layers and keep a waterproof jacket handy. A warm hat and gloves may also be beneficial during the cooler early morning and evening hours.

Weather Trivia

Lake of the Woods influences local weather significantly, often creating microclimates that can lead to sudden changes in weather conditions, such as the development of fog and localized rain patterns observed in Kenora.

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