Extreme Cold Continues for Far North

Extreme Cold Alert Splash

City of Thunder Bay out of the Extreme Cold Zone

FORT SEVERN – WEATHER – Extreme Arctic Cold continues to grip Northern Ontario in its grasp.  Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 36°C. Wind chill near minus 42°C.

While Thunder Bay and Superior West – the areas including the City of Thunder Bay, Kakabeka Falls, and area are now out of the Extreme Cold Warnings issued by Environment Canada, the rest of the region remains very cold.

For the City of Thunder Bay, the weather service says it will become cloudy this evening and then there will be periods of light snow, with amounts of about 2 cm. Wind east 20 km/h becoming light early this evening. Low minus 24°C. Wind chill minus 29°C in the evening and minus 34°C overnight.

Looking westward

The City of Dryden is going to be in the Arctic vortex. Environment Canada is calling for periods of light snow with amount up to 2 cm. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 33°C. Wind chill minus 31°C in the evening and minus 47°C overnight.

The City of Kenora can expect periods of light snow ending this evening then partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low minus 32°C. Wind chill minus 30°C in the evening and minus 44°C overnight.

The City of Winnipeg will have hazardous cold conditions overnight. Periods of light snow ending after midnight then clearing. Wind north 20 km/h. Low minus 36°C. Wind chill minus 35°C in the evening and minus 51°C overnight.

Weather Extremes

Hot spot in Ontario: 2.6 °36.7 °F Long Point

Cold spot in Ontario: -34.7 °-30.5 °F Moosonee Airport


Hot spot in Canada: 8.3 °46.9 °F Agassiz, BC

Cold spot in Canada: -42.4 °-44.3 °F Mould Bay, NT