Runners take part in the 5k run at the Ottawa Race Weekend on Saturday, May 25, 2019.
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Although Environment Canada’s website isn’t reporting a humidex, the leftovers from Saturday night’s rain made for a sultry Sunday morning.With the gardens about two weeks behind their usual May glory, we’ve had a bonus of tulips lasting beyond the Tulip Festival.This weekend in Ottawa is all about the runners. Think of the marathoners and half-marathoners out there on the roads for Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend. (You can get live updates on the @OttawaMarathon Twitter feed, by the way.)The weather service is predicting a mix of sun and cloud for Sunday, with a 40 per cent chance of showers early in the morning and chance of a thunderstorm.Then it will clear, with fog patches dissipating, and winds becoming northwest at 20 km/hour. The UV index should be 8 or very high.Temperatures will start out at 18 C in the morning and reach a high of 22 C this afternoon.Overnight Sunday will be clear with a low of 9 C.mix of sun and cloud. 40 percent chance of showers early this morning with risk of a thunderstorm. Clearing this morning. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 km/h this morning. High 22. UV index 8 or very high.Monday should see a mix of sun and cloud, becoming sunny late in the morning. Winds will be from the north at 20 km/h becoming light late in the morning, and a high of 19 C. UV index 8 or very high.As it stands now, there’s a chance of showers on Tuesday through Thursday.The city’s core will have many road closures due to race weekend, and Sunday BikeDays are cancelled except for Gatineau Park parkways.Race Weekend: The traffic madness beginsNCC Closures for May Raptors are going to NBA Finals: Toronto beats Milwaukee in Game 6