Traveller’s Weather and Road Report: Navigating June 12, 2024

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Weather Conditions and Highway Updates for June 12, 2024

Planning a trip across Ontario and Manitoba and into Saskatchewan today?

Here is our comprehensive weather and road report, covering key communities and major highways to ensure a safe and pleasant journey.

Thunder Bay: Misty Morning with Afternoon Showers

Current Conditions: Thunder Bay is starting the day with mist and a cool temperature of 5°C. Winds are light, visibility is reduced to 4 km, and humidity is at 100%.

Forecast: Expect a mix of sun and cloud with a 70% chance of showers or thunderstorms this afternoon. Winds will increase to 40 km/h, gusting to 60 km/h. High of 23°C with a humidex of 26. Tonight, partly cloudy with continued chances of showers or thunderstorms and a low of 11°C.

Roads and Highways: The Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 17) may have reduced visibility this morning. Watch for slippery conditions during rain showers in the afternoon.

Winnipeg: Foggy Start with Possible Showers

Current Conditions: Winnipeg is experiencing shallow fog with a temperature of 9°C. Visibility is 24 km, but humidity is at 100%.

Forecast: A mix of sun and cloud with a 30% chance of showers late this morning and this afternoon. There’s a risk of thunderstorms this afternoon. High of 23°C, humidex 25. Tonight, partly cloudy with a 60% chance of showers or thunderstorms and a low of 13°C.

Roads and Highways: The Perimeter Highway (Hwy 101) and other major routes may experience fog this morning. Drive with caution due to possible slippery roads during showers and thunderstorms later.

Regina: Clear Skies with Afternoon Thunderstorms

Current Conditions: Regina is mainly clear with a temperature of 12°C and humidity at 88%.

Forecast: A mix of sun and cloud with a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms late in the afternoon. Winds will shift to northwest 50 km/h, gusting to 70 km/h in the afternoon. High of 21°C. Tonight, partly cloudy with a 30% chance of showers or thunderstorms, low of 10°C.

Roads and Highways: Expect gusty winds on the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 1). Be prepared for sudden weather changes and potential slippery roads during storms.

Kenora and Lake of the Woods: Cloudy with Thunderstorms

Current Conditions: Kenora is partly cloudy with a temperature of 13°C, winds from the west-northwest at 9 km/h, and humidity at 89%.

Forecast: A mix of sun and cloud with a 70% chance of showers or thunderstorms this afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms this morning. High of 23°C, humidex 25. Tonight, partly cloudy with a 70% chance of showers or thunderstorms, low of 11°C.

Roads and Highways: Drive carefully on Highway 17. Watch for slippery conditions during rain and thunderstorms, especially in the afternoon.

Sioux Lookout: Showers and Thunderstorms

Current Conditions: Sioux Lookout is partly cloudy with a temperature of 12°C, high humidity at 97%, and winds from the southwest at 10 km/h.

Forecast: A mix of sun and cloud with a 70% chance of showers or thunderstorms this afternoon. High of 23°C, UV index 7. Tonight, partly cloudy with a 60% chance of showers or thunderstorms, low of 10°C.

Roads and Highways: Expect reduced visibility and slippery conditions on Highway 72 during showers and thunderstorms.

Vermilion Bay and Dryden: Cloudy with Thunderstorms

Current Conditions: Dryden is cloudy with a temperature of 13°C, high humidity at 90%, and winds from the southwest at 15 km/h.

Forecast: A mix of sun and cloud with a 70% chance of showers or thunderstorms this afternoon. High of 23°C, UV index 7. Tonight, mainly cloudy with a 70% chance of showers or thunderstorms, low of 12°C.

Roads and Highways: Highway 17 may have slippery conditions during rain and thunderstorms. Drive cautiously, especially in the afternoon.

Greater Sudbury: Mostly Cloudy with Showers and Thunderstorms

Current Conditions: Greater Sudbury is mostly cloudy with a temperature of 9°C, high humidity at 92%, and winds from the south at 13 km/h.

Forecast: A mix of sun and cloud with a 40% chance of showers late this afternoon. Winds becoming south 20 km/h gusting to 40 km/h. High of 24°C, humidex 25, UV index 7. Tonight, partly cloudy with a 70% chance of showers and a risk of thunderstorms, low of 14°C.

Roads and Highways: Expect gusty winds and potential slippery conditions on Highway 17 and surrounding routes during showers and thunderstorms.

Wawa: Breezy with Increasing Clouds

Current Conditions: Wawa is currently at 13°C with winds from the south-southwest at 16 km/h, gusting to 28 km/h.

Forecast: A mix of sun and cloud with a high of 21°C. UV index 6. Tonight, partly cloudy with a low of 10°C.

Roads and Highways: Be prepared for gusty winds on Highway 17. Drive with caution, especially in open areas.

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