January 21, 2021 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Outlook

Weather - Winter Update

Forecast is for Cooler, More Seasonal Temperatures

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – The snowfall warnings for our region have ended. There is still as of 06:00 am an alert in effect for the far eastern side of Lake Superior. The cold spot this morning at  -21.0 °C or -5.8 °F is in Muskrat Dam First Nation.

Overall across Western and Northern Ontario there is a cooling trend, as overnight lows are dipping to more seasonal normals.

Thunder Bay Weather Outlook

It is -2 this morning at 06:00 am EST in Thunder Bay, through the day the temperature will drop to -9 this morning before rising to a daytime high of -6 today. Skies will be mainly cloudy with a 60 percent chance of light snow. Winds will be northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 late this morning. The wind chill will be -9 this morning and -23 this afternoon.

Tonight will see partly cloudy skies with a low of -22. Winds will be northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50 before becoming light after midnight. Wind chill minus 23 this evening and minus 29 overnight. That means a risk of frostbite for exposed skin.

Greenstone Geraldton Weather

It is -8 this morning in Geraldton. The weather forecast is calling for periods of snow. There will be blowing snow this afternoon. Total snowfall accumulation should be 2 cm. Winds will be northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. The temperature will fall to 19 this afternoon with the wind chill at -15 this morning and -29 this afternoon. That of course means a risk of frostbite for exposed skin.
Tonight will see periods of light snow and blowing snow this evening. Winds will be northwest 30 km/h gusting to 50. The overnight low is going to be -23. Wind chill -29 this evening and -34 overnight. This means the risk of frostbite to exposed skin will be a factor.

Fort Frances Weather Outlook

It is -2 this morning in Fort Frances. The forecast is calling for periods of light snow and blowing snow ending this afternoon. Cloudy skies will continue. Winds will be from the northwest blowing from 30 km/h with wind gusts of up to 50. The temperature will be falling to -17 this afternoon. The wind chill near -23.
Tonight will see partly cloudy skies. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. The overnight low will be -22. Wind chill will be near -27.

Sandy Lake First Nation Weather

It is -21 this morning in Sandy Lake. The forecast is calling for periods of light snow ending this morning and then mainly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries. Winds will be from the north at 20 km/h gusting to 40. Temperature steady near -20. Wind chill -34 this morning and -29 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite.

Tonight, calls for partly cloudy skies with winds of up to 15 km/h. Low -29. The wind chill -30 this evening and -37 overnight. This means there is a risk of frostbite