Sault Ste. Marie Weather Outlook for May 22: Light Rain and Possible Thunderstorms

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SAULT STE. MARIE – WEATHER – Good morning, Sault Ste. Marie! Today begins with light rain showers and cooler temperatures.

Here’s your detailed weather forecast for today and the upcoming days, including potential thunderstorms and shifting winds.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

  • Temperature: 14.0°C
  • Wind: East at 12 km/h
  • Pressure: 100.0 kPa (falling)
  • Humidity: 100%
  • Visibility: 6 km
  • Observed at: Sault Ste. Marie Airport, 5:24 AM EDT
  • Condition: Light Rainshower

The morning starts with light rain showers and full humidity at 100%, making the air feel quite damp. The temperature is a cool 14°C, with light eastern winds.

Forecast

Showers are expected to end this morning, transitioning to mostly cloudy skies with a 40% chance of additional showers. There is a risk of thunderstorms early this morning. Winds will shift from southeast at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, to southwest at 30 km/h in the afternoon. The high temperature will reach 18°C, with a moderate UV index of 5.

Tonight

Tonight, expect mainly cloudy skies with a 60% chance of showers. Winds will shift from southwest at 30 km/h to northwest at 30 km/h in the evening, then back to southwest at 20 km/h after midnight. The temperature will drop to a low of 8°C.

Forecast as We Work to the Weekend

Expected Conditions

Thursday, May 23:

  • Day: Mainly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers in the morning, clearing by the afternoon. Winds will be southwest at 20 km/h, becoming northwest at 20 km/h, and increasing to 40 km/h with gusts up to 60 km/h late in the morning. The high will be 16°C, with a high UV index of 7.
  • Night: Cloudy periods with a 60% chance of showers. Low of 7°C.

Friday, May 24:

  • Day: A mix of sun and cloud with a high of 18°C.
  • Night: Cloudy with a 60% chance of showers. Low of 10°C.

Saturday, May 25:

  • Day: Cloudy with a 60% chance of showers. High of 13°C.
  • Night: Cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Low of 6°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

  • Today: Wear layers to stay comfortable with the changing weather and have a raincoat or umbrella for the showers. Light clothing will suffice for the mild temperatures.
  • Tonight: A light jacket or sweater for the cooler evening temperatures.
  • Tomorrow: Light, comfortable clothing for the mild day, with a jacket for the gusty winds in the afternoon.
  • Friday: Layers for the mix of sun and cloud, and a jacket for the evening.
  • Saturday: Waterproof clothing and an umbrella due to the higher chance of showers.

Weather Trivia

Did you know that high humidity, like today’s 100%, can make temperatures feel warmer than they are? This is due to the reduced ability of sweat to evaporate from the skin, making it harder for the body to cool down.

Stay updated with the latest weather reports and have a great day, Sault Ste. Marie!

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