The weather, currently.
A chilly start to a new day. Low single digits across the GTA for Thursday morning. Some of you will likely flip the switch on the furnace tonight as we push into the coolest wake-up in months, however, there will be at least some sunny breaks. In fact a clearing trend for the day with a ridge of high-pressure building in.Lots of sunshine with a forecast high of 15°C. The wind will be light from the north 10-20km/h and the uv index will be 5 or moderate.
Thursday Night: Mainly clear with a low of 4°C.
Side Note: There is a frost advisory in parts of cottage country tonight (including Algonquin, Haliburton and Parry Sound) and the risk area will certainly expand for Thursday night.
What you need to know, currently.
Ian made landfall Wednesday as a horrifying Category 4 hurricane, with winds just shy of Category 5. Cuba began restoring power today, after the storm knocked out the country’s grid as it passed through.
The storm’s track shifted slightly to the east on Wednesday, bringing catastrophic flooding to much of the southeastern portion of the state.
Conditions are expected to worsen throughout the evening as the storm moves across the state. Although Ian will weaken as it moves inland, it’s still a massive storm carrying an enormous amount of rain. The latest storm surge update extends to North Carolina and estimates 4-6 feet of flooding along the entire Georgia coast.
What you can do, currently.