Thursday Morning News – April 18


  • Today – Periods of rain ending this afternoon then cloudy. Wind southwest 20 km/h becoming light early this morning. High +9. UV index 1 or low.
  • Tonight – Mainly cloudy. Low +2.

News Tidbits:

  • says, “NOAA forecasters say that a G1-class geomagnetic storm is possible on April 18th when a CME is expected to hit Earth’s magnetic field. It’s a faint CME, probably not very potent, but even a weak CME impact can spark auroras. A similar CME hit Earth on April 15th and the results were beautiful.”
  • The recreational lock at the Sault Ste. Marie Canal National Historic Site will remain closed until August. The closure is necessary to manage restoration work on the site’s historic Powerhouse.

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