Don’t put away your jackets and long pants just yet, Windsorites.We might be nearing the end of April, but that doesn’t mean the cold weather has left us yet. Environment Canada and AccuWeather Detroit are predicting our area will experience a drop in nighttime temperatures this weekend.Friday night’s low is expected to reach 3 C, Saturday night could hit 2 C, and Sunday night may sink down to 1 C.The chilly air combined with precipitation conditions is giving Windsor a 60 per cent chance of rain on Saturday night — and possibly periods of snow.The last remnants of the winter season may make you moan, but you really should be used to it by now. Historical weather data shows temperature lows this time of year in Windsor typically hover just above 5 C.The coldest April 28 in Windsor on record happened in 1946, when the thermometer fell to -2.8 C.We’ve also experienced significant snowfall in late April in Windsor before: As much as 15 centimetres fell on both April 23 and 24 back in 2005.So don’t complain too much. AccuWeather Detroit forecasts that our area will have a much warmer weekend with the beginning of May. The daytime high for May 2 could be 20 C.
Warm weather clothing and blooming flowers are seen on campus at St. Clair College, Thursday, April 25, 2019. Snow is possible for Windsor over the weekend.
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