A patchy but dense fog has developed in the city, Environment and Climate Change Canada said in an advisory early Thursday morning from Kanata to Orleans and Richmond to Metcalfe.
“Visibility can be reduced significantly and suddenly to near zero,” the weather bureau said. “Travel is expected to be dangerous due to reduced visibility in some locations.
“If visibility is reduced while driving, slow down, watch for taillights in front of you, and be prepared to stop.”
The rest of the day looks like a nice end to June with changing skies turning into the sun on Thursday afternoon. The expected maximum temperature is 25 C with a humidex of 28. The wind turns south at 20 km/h in the afternoon. The UV index is 9 or very high.
Thursday evening is expected to become partly cloudy with a light breeze. The expected low is 19 C.
The forecast for Canada Day Friday is a mix of sun and cloud with a 30 percent chance of an afternoon shower and a chance of thunderstorms. At the end of the afternoon the wind turns to the southwest at 20 km/h. The mercury is expected to reach 29 C with a humidex of 35.
Friday night there is a 40 percent chance of showers and an expected minimum temperature of 16 C.
The outlook for Saturday is sunny with a high of 27 C and a low of 12 C with clear skies.
Expect a mix of sun and clouds for Sunday and Monday with highs of 25 C and 26 C. The predicted lows for the night are 13 C and 14 C.
“Normal” for this time of year are maximum temperatures of 26°C and minimum temperatures of 15°C.
The sunrise was at 5:18 a.m. EDT on Thursday and the sunset is at 8:54 a.m. EDT.