Weather

Bright and sunny skies on tap for Friday in Ottawa

Autumn officially arrives in the capital region today, but it feels more like the height of summer.

Today is the first official day of autumn

FILE - In this Friday, March 20, 2015 file photo, an Israeli man looks up at the sun wearing protective glasses to watch a partial solar eclipse in the town of Givatayim, near Tel Aviv, Israel. The partial eclipse was visible across Europe and parts of Asia and Africa, while sky-gazers in the Arctic were treated to a perfect view of a total solar eclipse as the moon completely blocked out the sun in a clear sky. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, File) (Ariel Schalit/Associated Press)

Another beautiful day on tap in this seemingly unending string of sunny days.

The high will hit 27 C with comfortable levels of humidity.

Autumn officially arrives in the capital region today, but it feels more like the height of summer.

The hottest weekend of the year follows Friday. Prepare yourselves.

About the Author

Ian Black

Ian Black is the only weather forecaster in Ottawa endorsed by the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society. (In fact, he was the first broadcaster ever endorsed.) He's a hockey dad, and before he became Ottawa's go-to guy for accurate forecasts, he was a substitute teacher in just about every high school in town. A self-described weather geek, he is particularly excited about how technology has caught up to the way he had envisioned weather forecasting 20 years ago.