January 24, 2021 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Update

Winter Weather

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – There are Weather Advisories in effect for Nipigon, Rossport, Marathon, Schreiber, Wawa and Pukaskwa Park.

Heading out eastward, highway conditions are going to be impacted.

Thunder Bay Weather Update

It is -5°C in Thunder Bay at 06:00. The forecast is calling for the snow to end late this morning. The high for Sunday will be -4°C with winds gusting from 20 km/h to 40 km/h late this morning. The skies will remain cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries. The wind chill is -8°C this morning and will feel like -14°C this afternoon.

Tonight, skies will be clear. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40km/h before becoming light late this evening. The low overnight will be -18°C. The wind chill will be -14°C this evening and -24°C overnight.

For those out early this morning, Thunder Bay Roads Crews have not yet started to clear the snow on major roadways as of 06:00 am.

Greenstone / Geraldton Weather Outlook

It is -14°C in Geraldton this morning at 06:00. The forecast is calling for periods of snow with about 5 centimetres expected. Winds will be east 20 km/h becoming light this morning. A high of -9°C with the wind chill making it feel more like -22°C this morning and -12°C this afternoon.

Tonight, Geraldton will see cloudy skies continue with a 30 percent chance of flurries. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. The overnight low will be -19°C. Wind chill -13°C this evening and -25°C overnight.

Peawanuck Weather Outlook

At 06:00 this morning Peawanuck is Ontario’s cold spot at -33°C. The weather service is calling for a mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches will be dissipating early this morning. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. High for Sunday will be -20°C. Wind chill -39°C this morning and -24°C this afternoon. There is a risk of frostbite for exposed skin.

Tonight, skies will be mainly cloudy. There is a 30 percent chance of flurries overnight. Winds up to 15 km/h. Low overnight will be -28°C. Wind chill -37°C this evening and -31°C overnight. Risk of frostbite for exposed skin will be continued.

Pikangikum Weather Outlook

It is -14°C in Pikangikum. Expect periods of snow to end early this afternoon then the forecast is calling for mainly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries. Winds west 20 km/h. The temperature will be steady near -17°C. Wind chill near -27°C.

Tonight, expect partly cloudy. There will be a 30 percent chance of flurries this evening. Winds up to 15 km/h. The overnight low will be -27°C. Wind chill values will be -25°C this evening and -32°C overnight. There will be a risk of frostbite for exposed skin. Bundle up.

Kenora and Lake of the Woods Outlook

It is currently at 05:00 -14°C in Kenora under mainly cloudy skies. There is a 40 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Winds are northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 before becoming light this afternoon. -16°C will be the daytime high for Kenora for Sunday. The wind chill -29°C this morning and -22°C this afternoon.

Tonight will see partly cloudy skies with winds of up to 15 km/h. The low will be -24°C. Wind chill near -28°C.


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