December 25, 2020 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Outlook

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Weather - Winter Update

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – Merry Christmas! There are no weather alerts or warnings in either Western or Northern Ontario this morning. The cold spot in the province this morning  at 05:00 am EST is -32.2 °C or -26.0 °F in Peawanuck First Nation.

Thunder Bay Weather

It is -11°C in Thunder Bay this morning which is also the forecast high for the day. The forecast is calling for increasing cloudiness this morning. There is a 40 percent chance of snowflurries in the afternoon. Wind will be much calmer than yesterday blowing at up to 15 km/h. The wind chill -28°C in the morning and -16°C in the afternoon. There is a risk of frostbite this morning for exposed skin.

For tonight, expect cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries. Wind up to 15 km/h. Temperature steady near -13°C. Wind chill near -20°C.

Peawanuck Weather

Our cold spot this morning is Peawanuck First Nation at -32°C. Environment Canada is calling for mainly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind up to 15 km/h. High -20°C. The wind chill -40°C this morning and -27°C this afternoon. Exposed skin will freeze in minutes, bundle up.

Tonight, expect partly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries. Winds up to 15 km/h. Low -24°C. Wind chill -25°C this evening and -32°C overnight. If you venture out at night, there is a risk of frostbite so bundle up and stay warm.

Dryden and Vermilion Bay Weather

It is -20°C in Dryden this Christmas morning. The forecast is calling for cloudy skies and a 60 percent chance of flurries. Winds up to 15 km/h. High -11 however, the wind chill makes it feel like -34°C this morning and -17°C this afternoon. There is a risk of frostbite this morning for exposed skin.

Tonight skies will remain cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries. Winds up to 15 km/h. Low -14°C. The wind chill -16°C this evening and -21°C overnight.