Ottawa’s spring heat wave continues, record-breaking temperatures in Friday's forecast
Ottawa’s May heat wave continues today and record-breaking temperatures are once again in the forecast.
It will be even hotter than Thursday – Environment Canada’s forecast calls for sunshine and a high of 32 C today. It will feel more like 34 C with the humidex.
The current record for May 13 is 28.2 C, recorded in 1985.
Today’s UV index is 9, or very high. Skies will stay clear this evening and temperatures will fall to 15 C overnight.
Expect similar weather tomorrow with a mix of sun and cloud and a high of 32 C – if we do get to that forecast high, it will break another temperature record. It will feel like 35 C with the humidex on Saturday.
Clouds will roll in tomorrow evening and there will be a 40 per cent chance of showers. Temperatures will fall to 17 C overnight.
Things will cool down slightly on Sunday – expect a 60 per cent chance of showers throughout the day and a high of 26 C.
Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help finding a missing 55-year-old woman.
A Crown prosecutor argued on Thursday that Tamara Lich, an organizer of the “Freedom Convoy,” breached her bail conditions by accepting an award for her leadership during the Ottawa protest.
Environment Canada’s weather forecast calls for a mix of sun and cloud and a high of 28 C. The humidex will make it feel more like 33 degrees.