Thunder Bay – WEATHER – Happy New Year! To start the new year, the cold spot in Ontario at -13.8 °C or 7.2 °F this morning is Armstrong.
There are no weather alerts or warnings for the region. 511 reports no incidents of note on area highways.
For the next several days across Western Ontario temperatures are forecast to be above seasonal values. A good time for getting out for a walk, going sliding with the kids, or just enjoying some nice winter days.
Thunder Bay Weather Outlook
It is -11 in Thunder Bay at 07:00 am EST under cloudy skies. There is a 60 percent chance of flurries late this morning and early this afternoon. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. Today the high will be -3. The wind chill is making it feel like -18 this morning and will be more like -5 this afternoon.
Tonight, the forecast is calling for mainly cloudy conditions. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. The overnight low will be -14. Wind chill -9 this evening and -18 overnight.
The next several days are calling for above seasonal average temperatures in Thunder Bay.
The all-time recorded high in Thunder Bay was 3.3°C in 1964. The lowest temperature ever recorded was -36.7°C back in 1974.
It is -10 in Sachigo Lake this morning under mainly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries in the forecast. Winds up to 15 km/h. The daytime high today will be -12, with the wind chill at -25 this morning and -15 this afternoon.
Tonight, those cloudy skies will continue with a 40 percent chance of flurries overnight. Winds will be southwest 20 km/h before morning. The temperature will stay steady at -11. The wind chill near -18.
Kenora and Lake of the Woods
It is -7 in Kenora this morning at 06:00 am CST. The weather service is calling for periods of light snow ending early this morning then cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. New Year’s Day high will be -5. The wind chill -12 this morning and -7 this afternoon.
For tonight, skies will be cloudy. Winds will be southwest 20 km/h after midnight. The temperature will be steady near -8. Wind chill -8 this evening and -15 overnight.