Rainfall Warning in Effect for Ignace and English River: Heavy Rain and Thunderstorms Expected

Rainfall Warning

Ignace and English River Weather Update

Current Weather Conditions

At 5:00 AM CDT on Tuesday, 18 June 2024, a thunderstorm was observed at Dryden Airport with a temperature of 12.4°C, a dew point of 11.9°C, and humidity at 97%. The wind is blowing from the north-northeast at 13 km/h with a visibility of 16 km. The barometric pressure is recorded at 100.5 kPa.

Rainfall Warning Details

A Rainfall Warning has been issued for Ignace and English River, with heavy rain expected from this morning through tonight. The region could see between 50 to 80 mm of rain, with locally higher amounts possible in areas experiencing multiple thunderstorms or prolonged rainfall.

Weather Forecast for Today

Expect showers at times heavy, accompanied by thunderstorms. The local amount of rainfall could reach 40 mm. Winds will shift to the south at 20 km/h late this morning. The high temperature will be 22°C, with a humidex value of 31, and a moderate UV index of 3.

Tonight’s Weather

Showers will continue until around midnight, followed by a 60 percent chance of additional showers or drizzle. There is a risk of thunderstorms this evening, with local rainfall amounts between 10 to 15 mm. The low temperature will be 14°C.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

On Wednesday, 19 June, the weather will be cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers or drizzle early in the morning. Winds will be from the west at 20 km/h, becoming light in the afternoon. The high temperature will reach 20°C, with a very high UV index of 8.

Looking Ahead

  • Wednesday Night: Clear skies with a low of 11°C.
  • Thursday, 20 June: Sunny with a high of 23°C, followed by increasing cloudiness at night and a low of 12°C.

Historical Weather Data

  • Historic High for 18 June: 30°C
  • Historic Low for 18 June: 5°C

Safety and Preparedness Tips

Heavy rainfall can lead to flash floods and water pooling on roads. Be cautious of localized flooding in low-lying areas. Outdoor activities may be unsafe due to heavy rainfall, hail, wind, and lightning. For information concerning flooding, consult your local Conservation Authority or the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry. Visit Ontario.ca/floods for the latest details.

Continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. Report severe weather by emailing ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweeting using #ONStorm.

Wardrobe Suggestions

  • Today: Wear waterproof clothing and carry an umbrella. Opt for light, breathable fabrics under your rain gear due to the high humidex.
  • Tonight: A light jacket or sweater is advisable as temperatures drop.
  • Tomorrow: Comfortable, layered clothing to adjust to changing temperatures throughout the day.

Intriguing Weather Trivia

Did you know? The highest recorded temperature in Dryden for the month of June was a scorching 37.8°C, recorded in 1933. This serves as a reminder of the diverse weather patterns the region can experience, from intense heat to heavy rainfalls.

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