Ottawa weather forecast calls for a humid scorcher

Get ready for a foggy start to a humid scorcher of a day in the capital.

Although Thursday's forecast calls for early morning fog, it should dissipate before noon, bringing clear skies and 20 to 40 km/h wind gusts out of the east in the early afternoon.

The high is 26 C with a humidex of 32. The UV index is seven (high). You should definitely slap on sunscreen.

Tonight should bring increasing cloudiness with a few showers near midnight and a risk of thunderstorm (naturally, due to this humidity). A southeast wind should gust from 20 to 40 km/h as the low hits 10 C.

Friday should be gorgeous as the sky clears in the morning with a southwest wind gusting from 20 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. The high is 19 C.

Friday night is cloudy with a low of 11 C.

The weekend shall be a wet one. The forecast calls for rain and a high of 20 C on Saturday before the temperature drops to 1 C overnight.

Sunday is rainy and chilly with a high of 7 C.

Monday and Tuesday also look rainy, but the high jumps back up to 25 C and 15 C respectively.