January 18, 2021 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Outlook

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Winter Weather Update Splash

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – There are no weather alerts or warnings in effect for the region. The cold spot in Ontario this morning is shared between Geraldton and Fort Severn at a recorded -22.6 °C.

Thunder Bay Weather Outlook

Thunder Bay is at -11°C this morning on the way to a high of -7°C to start the week. The wind chill will feel like -12°C this morning and -17°C by this afternoon. Skies are cloudy and there are periods of light snow beginning early this morning with total accumulation of 2 centimetres expected. Winds will be northwest 20 km/h by early this afternoon.

Tonight, the weather service is calling for partly cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of flurries. Winds will be from the northwest at 20 km/h. The overnight low -17°C, however with the wind chill it will feel like -15°C this evening and -24°C overnight.

Geraldton Weather Outlook

Our shared cold spot is at -23°C at 6:00 am EST headed to a daytime high of -13°C. The wind chill is making it feel like -24°C this morning and -16°C this afternoon. The forecast is calling for a mix of sun and cloud, with periods of snow beginning late this morning. There will be up to two centimetres of snow. Winds will be up to 15 km/h.

Tonight, periods of snow will end overnight followed by mainly cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of flurries. There will be 2 to 4 centimetres of snow. Wind will become north 20 km/h after midnight. The overnight low -18°C with the wind chill at -20°C this evening and -27°C overnight.

Washaho Cree Nation Weather

It is -23°C this morning in Fort Severn under mainly cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of flurries this afternoon. Wind winds will become northwest 20 km/h this afternoon. Monday’s high will be -19°C, with the wind chill at -33°C this morning and -28°C this afternoon. There is a risk of frostbite.

Tonight, mainly cloudy conditions continue with a 40 percent chance of flurries. Winds becoming northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 after midnight. Low overnight at -28°C. The wind chill will be -29°C this evening and -41°C overnight. Frostbite in minutes for exposed skin at that wind chill value.

Fort Frances Weather

It is -12°C in Fort Frances this morning. Skies are cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries. Winds will become northwest 20 km/h this morning. The temperature will be steady near -12°C. The wind chill is at -16°C this morning and -22°C this afternoon.

Tonight, skies will be mainly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries overnight. Winds will be northwest 20 km/h becoming light this evening. The low overnight will be -18°C. Wind chill will make it feel like -22°C this evening.

Dryden – Vermilion Bay Weather

It is -14°C in Dryden this morning. Periods of light snow will be ending this morning then the area will see cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of flurries. Winds up to 15 km/h. The temperature will be falling to -16°C this afternoon, with the wind chill near -21°C.

Tonight skies will be mainly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries. Wind will be up to 15 km/h. The overnight low -18°C. Wind chill near -24°C.