Greater Sudbury Weather: Showers and Thunderstorm Risks This Weekend

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Discover the latest weather forecast for Sault Ste. Marie, including a special weather statement warning of significant rainfall and possible snow. Stay informed on what to expect and how to prepare

Greater Sudbury’s Weekend Weather Forecast

As the day begins in Greater Sudbury, the region experiences mostly cloudy skies with a temperature of 16°C, observed at Greater Sudbury Airport. The barometric pressure is at 101.0 kPa and falling, indicating a change in weather patterns. The humidity is high at 98%, with a dew point of 15.4°C. A gentle east-northeast wind blows at 9 km/h, and visibility is clear up to 32 kilometers.

Today’s Weather Outlook

Saturday, July 6, 2024

Today’s forecast calls for mainly cloudy skies with a 60 percent chance of showers and a risk of thunderstorms this afternoon. The high will reach 23°C, but it will feel warmer with a humidex of 28. The UV index is high at 7, so sun protection is recommended despite the cloud cover.

Tonight

Mainly cloudy conditions will persist into the evening, with a 60 percent chance of showers early on and a risk of thunderstorms. The temperature will drop to a cool 14°C.

Extended Forecast

Sunday, July 7, 2024

Sunday will bring a mix of sun and clouds, with winds becoming southwest at 20 km/h late in the afternoon. The high will be 26°C, with a humidex making it feel like 31. The UV index is expected to be low at 1.

Sunday Night

Expect cloudy periods with a 30 percent chance of showers and a low of 17°C.

Monday, July 8, 2024

Monday’s forecast is for cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of showers. The high will be 25°C.

Monday Night

Cloudy conditions will continue, with a 40 percent chance of showers and an overnight low of 18°C.

Wardrobe Suggestions

With the possibility of showers and thunderstorms today, carrying an umbrella or a raincoat is advisable. Given the high humidity and humidex, lightweight and breathable clothing is recommended. Even with cloud cover, applying sunscreen is important due to the high UV index.

Sudbury Weather Trivia

Did you know that Sudbury is known for having one of the largest meteorite impact craters in the world? The Sudbury Basin, formed over 1.8 billion years ago, is a significant geological feature that influences the region’s landscape. This fascinating piece of history adds to the unique charm of Greater Sudbury.

Stay prepared and enjoy the weather this weekend!

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