Ottawa Weather: Chance of freezing rain Thursday and Friday, periods of snow Saturday night

Gray sky, mild heights and the possibility of rain

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Gray skies, mild heights and the risk of showers with the risk of freezing rain will persist by the end of 2021.

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Keep an eye out for snow and cold to start 2022.

Thursday and Thursday night are expected to be cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and risk of freezing rain, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada. The weather forecast is -2 C with a wind cooling near -8. The expected low point is -7 C with a wind cooling of -10.

Friday is expected to be cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers, shifting to a 30 percent chance of drizzle in the afternoon with the risk of freezing rain in the morning and afternoon. The weather forecast is 1 C with a wind cooling of -8 C in the morning.

There is a 40 percent chance of showers on New Year’s Eve with a minimum of -1 C.

New Year’s Day is expected to be cloudy – again – with a 60 percent chance of showers or rain showers and a high temperature of 2 C.

Periods of snow are expected to start Saturday night with a minimum of -9 C.

Sunday looks brighter but cool with a forecast mix of sun and clouds, 40 percent chance of rain and a temperature of -10 C. The mercury is expected to dive to -22 C under clear skies on Sunday night.

Mixed skies are expected on Monday with a temperature of -9 C and a min of -10 C.

“Normals” for this time of year are high temperatures of -6 C and lowest temperatures of -14 C.

Sunrise is at 7:42 and sunset at. 16:28

It’s a good day to be a duck.

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