Toronto Weather Update: Showers and Potential Thunderstorms on the Horizon, Monday, May 13, 2024

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Overview of Current Weather Conditions

Toronto – Weather – As of this morning, Toronto is experiencing mostly cloudy skies with mild temperatures. Residents can expect changes as the day progresses, with showers and possible thunderstorms developing by late afternoon.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

As observed at Toronto Pearson International Airport at 6:00 AM EDT:

  • Temperature: 11.0°C
  • Condition: Mostly cloudy
  • Pressure: 101.0 kPa, falling
  • Humidity: 83%
  • Wind: South at 9 km/h
  • Visibility: 24 km
Today’s Forecast

Toronto will see mainly cloudy skies throughout the day with a 60 percent chance of showers starting late afternoon. There is also a risk of thunderstorms as winds shift to the southwest, increasing to 30 km/h with gusts reaching up to 50 km/h. The high for today is expected to be 23°C with a humidex value of 26, and a UV index rated high at 6.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Expected Conditions for the Next Two Days
  • Tuesday, May 14: Cloudy with a 60 percent chance of showers. High of 18°C and a low UV index of 1.
  • Wednesday, May 15: A sunny day awaits with a high of 22°C, transitioning into a clear night with a low of 11°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Given the forecast, it’s advisable to dress in layers and carry a waterproof jacket to handle the expected showers and potential thunderstorm activity. Comfortable, breathable materials will help manage the higher humidex values.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Thunderstorms are more likely to occur in Canada during the spring and summer months due to the increased heat and moisture that create conducive conditions for their development.

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