Ominous predictions of a severe storm last night came to naught, and now the forecast looks pretty good for a Friday.
Environment Canada says skies will clear Friday morning, with a breeze at about 20 km/h from the west, leading to a bright and sunny afternoon with a high of 25ºC. The UV Index of 8, which is very high, will require some sun screen. however.
Clear skies are expected as well tonight, as win drops to nothing early this evening. Overnight, the temperatures will dip to 13ºC.
Tomorrow will see increasing cloudiness through the day, with just a few sprinkles early in the afternoon, including the risk of a thunderstorm later in the day, but just 5 mm is expected total. Westerly winds are predicted early, at 30 km/h. Tomorrow's high will be 22ºC.
Clouds wlll stick around for Sunday, though it will be dry at least. Dry and cool: The Sunday high is expected to be 21ºC.
Heat returns for the workweek, along with the sun. Monday through Thursday are all predicted to be clear and sunny, with highs that rang from 24ºC on Monday gradually increasing to 29ºC by Thursday.
The normal high for this time of year is 26ºC; the normal low is 13ºC.
The hottest it's ever been on a July 25 was in 1961, when it was 32.8ºC. The coolest ever was in 1980, when it dropped to 4.8ºC.