Rain ends by noon, then temperature drops

A sharp temperature swing is in store today from a mild morning where Kingston was the warmest community in Ontario.

Strong gusts could hit PEC this morning

The sun should come up as it feels like 6 or 7 C in Ottawa and go down feeling like -10 or -11 with the wind chill. (CBC)

A sharp temperature swing is in store today.

It was 6 C in Ottawa at 5 a.m. and will hang out around there as a few showers move out of the region, with rain ending by 11 a.m.

That's when it starts getting colder.

By 5 p.m., it will be below zero with a wind chill making it feel as cold as -11.

The Prince Edward County area has a weather advisory from Environment Canada warning of gusts up to 80 km/h this morning.

The wind isn't that strong yet — but the temperature hit 9.5 C at 4 a.m. at CFB Trenton.

Kingston's 5 a.m. reading of 9 C was the warmest in Ontario.

12 hours later it's expected to feel like -6 in that area with the wind chill.

The region's streak of colder-than-average days is over at more than two weeks.

Maniwaki could see light snow most of the day and wind gusts up to 60 km/h.

Weekend plans shouldn't hinge on weather

The chilly weather should continue through the night, with a low of -8 C and a bit of wind chill under Ottawa's clear skies.

It should get up to 3 C Saturday afternoon under sunny skies, nice weather for Santa Claus parade season.

There's a slight chance of snow Saturday night into Sunday, with temperatures not straying that far from the norm.

It should stay dry in Pembroke.

A chance of showers and high of 5 C Monday in Ottawa welcomes us to the last workweek of November.

Maniwaki is not expecting any precipitation that day.


To encourage thoughtful and respectful conversations, first and last names will appear with each submission to CBC/Radio-Canada's online communities (except in children and youth-oriented communities). Pseudonyms will no longer be permitted.

By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. Please note that CBC does not endorse the opinions expressed in comments. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines. Comments are welcome while open. We reserve the right to close comments at any time.