May 29 2024 – Weather and Road Conditions for Travellers East and West of Thunder Bay

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Heading West or East from Thunder Bay? Here’s What You Need to Know

Thunder Bay – Weather – Travellers setting out from Thunder Bay, whether heading west towards Winnipeg, Kenora, and Sioux Lookout, or east towards Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, and Toronto, should stay informed about the latest weather and road conditions. This comprehensive report will ensure a safe and smooth journey.

Current Weather Overview

Thunder Bay, ON

Today: Mainly clear with a high of 20°C. UV index of 6 (high).
Tonight: Clear with a low of 4°C.
Tomorrow: Sunny with a high of 19°C. UV index of 7 (high).
Humidity: 97%
Pressure: 102.5 kPa (rising)

Kenora, ON

Today: Sunny with fog patches dissipating in the morning. Wind becoming south at 20 km/h. High of 22°C. UV index of 6 (high).
Tonight: Clear with south winds at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h. Low of 12°C.
Tomorrow: Increasing cloudiness early in the afternoon. Wind south at 20 km/h, gusting to 60 km/h, increasing to 40 km/h gusting to 60 km/h in the afternoon. High of 25°C. UV index of 6 (high).
Humidity: 88%
Pressure: 102.5 kPa (falling)

Winnipeg, MB

Today: Mainly sunny with fog patches dissipating in the morning. Wind from the south at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h. High of 22°C. UV index of 7 (high).
Tonight: A few clouds with south winds at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h. Low of 15°C.
Tomorrow: Increasing cloudiness with a 60% chance of showers late in the morning and afternoon, with a risk of thunderstorms. Wind from the south at 40 km/h, gusting to 60 km/h. High of 20°C. UV index of 5 (moderate).
Humidity: 95%
Pressure: 102.4 kPa (falling)

Sault Ste. Marie, ON

Today: Clearing this morning. Wind becoming northwest at 30 km/h late in the morning. High of 17°C. UV index of 6 (high).
Tonight: Clear with northwest winds at 30 km/h, becoming light after midnight. Low of 4°C.
Tomorrow: Sunny with a high of 20°C. UV index of 6 (high).
Humidity: 100%
Pressure: 102.0 kPa (rising)

Greater Sudbury, ON

Today: Clearing this morning. Wind north at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h. High of 16°C. UV index of 6 (high).
Tonight: Clear with winds becoming light. Low of 4°C.
Tomorrow: Sunny with a high of 19°C. UV index of 6 (high).
Humidity: 70%
Pressure: 101.8 kPa (rising)

Toronto, ON

Today: Mainly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers early this morning. Clearing this afternoon. Wind becoming north at 20 km/h. High of 19°C. UV index of 6 (high).
Tonight: Clear with north winds at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, becoming light before morning. Low of 9°C.
Tomorrow: Sunny with winds becoming light in the morning. High of 19°C. UV index of 6 (high).
Humidity: 92%
Pressure: 101.4 kPa (rising)

Road Conditions and Travel Advisories

Highway Conditions

According to the Ontario 511 website, road conditions around Thunder Bay are currently good, with no major incidents reported. Here are some specific details:

  • West of Thunder Bay (towards Kenora, Winnipeg): Roads are clear with no significant closures or incidents. Visibility is good, and no adverse weather conditions are expected that could affect driving.
  • East of Thunder Bay (towards Sault Ste. Marie, Sudbury, Toronto): Similar to the west, roads are clear with no reported incidents. Visibility remains excellent, and weather conditions are favorable for travel.

For real-time updates on road conditions and traffic incidents, always refer to Ontario 511 before you travel​ (Ontario 511)​. Safe travels!

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