Fairly active weather pattern across southern Canada over the next 10 days....
1. Potential for damaging thunderstorms this evening from northeastern Ontario into southern Quebec. The primary risk will be strong winds. This includes locations such as Peterborough, Ottawa, Kingston and Montreal.
2. Storm will produce a widespread, soaking rain across the Maritimes tonight into tomorrow with localized rainfall amounts in excess of 25 mm.
3. Thunderstorms may be locally severe with damaging winds and hail over parts of extreme southern Manitoba Thursday evening.
4. Hotter and more humid air will likely spread into eastern Canada Sunday. Heat will persist into Monday before strong cold front cools it down by Tuesday.
5. Western Canada likely heats back up during the middle of next week as a strong ridge of high pressure builds across the region.
6. Much of Newfoundland will average cooler than normal over the next six to 10 days.
7. Hot and drier period setting up across BC from June 21 to June 26. Temperatures much above normal.
8. Below-normal rainfall for much of western Canada from June 16 through June 23.
9. Above-normal rainfall from northern Ontario to Quebec over the next six to 10 days.