Arctic Weather hits Northern Ontario Hard
THUNDER BAY – News – Thunder Bay is caught in an Arctic cold that is gripping much of Canada. Daytime highs are far lower than the seasonal temperatures. Normal temperatures in Thunder Bay at this time of year range from highs of -7c to lows of -17c.
This week the mercury has been hiding in the bottom end of the thermometers across the region.
For the far north, weather warnings are in effect.
Extreme Arctic Cold For Far North
Environment Canada has issued warnings for Big Trout Lake, Summer Beaver – Wunnummin Lake – Kingfisher Lake, – Kasabonika – Sachigo Lake, – Bearskin Lake, Pickle Lake – Cat Lake
Very cold Arctic air will continue tonight over the area with temperatures once again dropping to minus 30 degrees. This combined with wind speeds of 20 km/h will produce very cold wind chill values of minus 45 tonight into Friday morning. It is advised to cover exposed skin as much possible in order to protect against frostbite.