Thunder Bay weather outlook for Friday: Cold and possible showers in the forecast

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THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – The transition fixed by winter and spring continues today. It is +2, but feels a lot cooler due to the combination of humidity and wind. In the downtown PA side of town, the coolness of Lake Superior is really evident this morning.

Pack your things if you’re heading out today!

Today’s morning in Thunder Bay begins under mostly cloudy skies with a slight chill in the air as temperatures hover around 2°C. Residents can expect a day of variable weather conditions, with the possibility of both flurries and rain showers as the day progresses.

Today’s weather overview

The current circumstances

  • Temperature: 1.8°C
  • Condition: Mostly cloudy
  • Busy: 100.9 kPa, falling
  • Humidity: 69%
  • Wind: West-southwest at 15 km/h
  • Visibility: 32 km

Today’s forecast

The weather will remain cloudy all day with a 30% chance of showers turning into a 30% chance of showers or flurries around noon. The wind is increasing, coming from the west at 30 km/h and gusts up to 50 km/h. The maximum temperature for today is expected to reach 5°C.

Tomorrow’s forecast

Expected conditions

Saturday April 20, 2024:

  • Weather: Cloudy with a 30% chance of showers in the early morning, clearing later.
  • Wind: Northwest at 30 km/h, wind gusts up to 50 km/h.
  • High: 8°C
  • Morning wind chill: -12

Saturday night:

  • Weather: Clearly.
  • Low: 0°C

Sunday April 21, 2024:

  • Weather: A mix of sun and clouds.
  • High: 11°C

Sunday night:

  • Weather: Cloudy periods.
  • Low: -2°C

Wardrobe recommendations

Given today’s variable conditions and strong winds, it is recommended that residents dress in layers that can be easily adjusted. Waterproof and wind-resistant outerwear is useful for those heading out around noon when the chance of rain showers increases.

Facts again

Did you know? Thunder Bay is located at the head of Lake Superior, which has a significant impact on local weather, often creating rapidly changing conditions and unique weather phenomena such as lake effect snow.