Thunder Bay Weather: Cloudy with Showers and Thunderstorm Risk

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Weather Overview for Thunder Bay

June 3, 2024

Thunder Bay residents can expect a cloudy start to the day with showers and a risk of thunderstorms. As of 6:00 AM EDT, the weather at Thunder Bay Airport is mostly cloudy, setting the tone for today’s forecast.

Current Conditions

At 6:00 AM EDT, the temperature is 11.1°C with a dew point of 6.0°C, leading to a humidity level of 71%. The wind is blowing from the east at 17 km/h, and the barometric pressure is at 100.9 kPa and falling. Visibility is relatively clear at 32 km.

Forecast for Today

The forecast for today includes cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of showers early this morning, increasing to widespread showers by early morning. There is a risk of thunderstorms this morning and early afternoon. Fog patches are expected to develop as well. Winds will increase slightly, becoming east at 20 km/h. The high temperature will reach 16°C, with a UV index of 3, indicating moderate exposure.

Tonight’s Weather

This evening will remain cloudy with a 30 percent chance of early evening showers. The temperature will drop to a low of 10°C.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Tuesday, June 4, 2024, will continue to be cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers late in the afternoon. The high temperature is expected to reach 20°C, with a UV index of 3, indicating moderate exposure. Showers are forecasted for the night, with the temperature dropping to a low of 14°C.

Historical Weather Facts

On June 3, Thunder Bay has experienced a range of temperatures over the years. The record high for this date is 32.4°C, while the record low is -0.6°C.

Wardrobe Suggestions

With the cool and cloudy conditions today, it’s advisable to wear a waterproof jacket and carry an umbrella. For tomorrow, lighter layers will be comfortable, but keep a raincoat handy for the potential showers in the afternoon and evening.

Safety Tips

With the possibility of thunderstorms this morning, it is important to stay indoors during lightning activity. If you must drive, be cautious of reduced visibility due to fog patches.

Intriguing Weather Trivia

Thunder Bay, known for its picturesque landscapes, also experiences significant temperature variations throughout the year. The city’s proximity to Lake Superior can greatly influence local weather, often leading to rapidly changing conditions.

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