Thunder Bay – WEATHER – The region is a contrast in weather for Saturday. Thunder Bay at -5°C and Ontario’s cold spot is -25.3°C in Washaho Cree Nation / Fort Severn.
The weather alerts that were impacting Northern Ontario have ended.
Thunder Bay Weather
For Thunder Bay, expect clearing skies by early this morning. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. High temperature for Saturday will be -5°C with the wind chill making it feel more like -18°C this morning and -7°C this afternoon.
Tonight we will see cloudy skies, however it will become partly cloudy near midnight. Winds up to 15 km/h. Low minus 7°C. Wind chill near minus 13°C.
Washaho Cree Nation
Our cold spot this morning at -25.3°C will see mainly clear skies this morning. Increasing cloudiness early this afternoon with a 60 percent chance of snow late this afternoon is expected. Winds will be west 30 km/h gusting to 50 becoming light late this afternoon. High minus 21°C however the wind chill will make it feel more like -42°C this morning and minus 32°C this afternoon. Bundle up, exposed skin is subject to frostbite in minutes.
For tonight, the weather service is calling for snow with amounts of up to 5 cm. Winds will become southeast 20 km/h this evening. Temperature rising to -13°C by morning. Wind chill -32°C this evening and -16°C overnight. There is of course a risk of frostbite with the evening wind chill.
Kenora and Lake of the Woods
It is -19 at 06:00 am CST in Kenora under clear skies. Winds will become south 30 km/h gusting to 50 this morning. The daytime high -7°C, however the wind chill will make it feel more like -25°C this morning and -14°C this afternoon.
Tonight will see skies becoming cloudy and then up to 2 cm of snow. Winds will be southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming northwest 30 gusting to 60 after midnight. The temperature will climb to to -2°C by morning. The wind chill will be -10°C this evening and -18°C overnight.