December 30, 2020 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Outlook

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Winter Weather Update Splash

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – There is snow in Thunder Bay and snowfall warnings out for the  eastern north shore of Lake Superior.

As of 07:00 am in Thunder Bay snow clearing for major roadways has not been completed. Drive to arrive alive. Streets and sidewalks are slippery.

Through the course of the day, NetNewsLedger will work to keep you up-to-date on highway closures due to accident.

The coldspot in Ontario this morning is -20.1 °C or -4.2 °F in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation.

Thunder Bay Weather Outlook

It is -6 in Thunder Bay at 07:00 AM EST and it is snowing. The snow should be ending this afternoon and we will see cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of flurries. There is about 5 centimetres of snow which has fallen. Winds will become west 20 km/h this afternoon. The temperature will remain steady near -5°C. The wind chill is -7°C this morning and will be -12°C this afternoon.

For tonight, skies will remain cloudy. There is a 40 percent chance of flurries early this evening. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. The overnight low is forecast for -14°C. The wind chill will be -12°C this evening and -17°C overnight.

Greenstone – Geraldton

It is -7°C in Geraldton this morning. The forecast for Geraldton is calling for periods of snow with amounts of 5 cm expected. Wind up to 15 km/h. Today’s high will be -7°C with the wind chill at -11°C this morning and -17°C this afternoon.

Tonight, those periods of snow will end by this evening then cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of flurries. Winds will be northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light near midnight. The overnight low -13°C. Wind chill near minus 19°C.

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation

It is currently -15°C in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation under cloudy skies. There is a 40 percent chance of flurries this morning. Winds up to 15 km/h. High -14°C with the wind chill near -24°C.
For tonight, skies will remain overcast. Winds becoming west 30 km/h late this evening then light overnight. The overnight low will be -17°C. Wind chill near -27°C.

Dryden and Vermilion Bay

It is -10 in Dryden at 06:00 AM CST. The weather services says that the periods of snow will be ending this morning then cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries will continue. Winds will become northwest 20 km/h late this morning. The temperature will remain steady near -9°C. The wind chill near -18°C.
For tonight, overcast skies will continue. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. The temperature will be -12°C, with the wind chill near -19°C.