February 11, 2021 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Update

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Weather Update

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – Extreme cold weather conditions continue across the region.

Northwestern Ontario Student Services Consortium advises that all buses are cancelled today due to continued extreme cold weather throughout northwestern Ontario.

Student Transportation Services of Thunder Bay report all buses are running. However, the City of Thunder Bay has cancelled its School Crossing Guard Service today, Thursday, February 11, 2021, for the morning shift only due to extreme cold weather. Service is planned to resume for the afternoon shifts.

The cold spot in Ontario this morning is -44.2 °C or -47.6 °F in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation also called Big Trout Lake,

Environment Canada says that extreme wind chill values near -40 are continuing this morning and may continue tonight into Friday morning. The extreme cold may return on the weekend with wind chill values approaching -40 each night.

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for

  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Cloud Bay – Dorion
  • Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake
  • Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park
  • Upsala – Raith
  • Fort Frances – Emo – Rainy River
  • Seine River Village – Mine Centre
  • Dryden – Vermilion Bay
  • Ignace – English River
  • Kenora – Grassy Narrows – Whitedog
  • Sioux Narrows – Nestor Falls – Morson
  • Ear Falls – Perrault Falls – Western Lac Seul
  • Red Lake – Woodland Caribou Park
  • Pikangikum – Poplar Hill – MacDowell
  • Sandy Lake – Weagamow Lake – Deer Lake
  • Big Trout Lake – Kasabonika
  • Sachigo Lake – Bearskin Lake
  • Fort Severn
  • Pickle Lake – Cat Lake
  • Summer Beaver – Wunnummin Lake – Kingfisher Lake
  • Armstrong – Auden – Wabakimi Park
  • Beardmore – Jellicoe – Macdiarmid
  • Gull Bay – Black Sturgeon Lake
  • Marathon – Schreiber
  • Nipigon – Rossport
  • Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat
  • Manitouwadge – Hornepayne
  • Nakina – Aroland – Pagwa
  • Fort Hope – Lansdowne House – Ogoki
  • Webequie

Thunder Bay Weather Outlook

It is currently, at 07:00 am EST -32 in Thunder Bay. The wind chill is at -38. Today will see mainly clear skies as we head to a predicted daytime high of -19. Winds will be up to 15 km/h.

Tonight we will see a few clouds rolling in. Increasing cloudiness near midnight bringing in a few snow flurries. Winds up to 15 km/h. Low -26. Wind chill near -34. This continues the risk of frostbite.

Greenstone Geraldton Weather Outlook

At 07:00 am EST it is -40 in Geraldton under clear skies. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. The expected high for Thursday will be -21. Wind chill is at -45 this morning and -25 this afternoon.

Tonight, will start with clear skies. It will be become partly cloudy late this evening. Winds up to 15 km/h. Overnight low -36. Wind chill -29 this evening and -42 overnight.

Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation Weather

Our cold spot this morning can expect clear skies this morning then a mix of sun and cloud with a 30 percent chance of snow flurries this afternoon. Winds up to 15 km/h. High for Thursday will be -27. Wind chill -45 this morning and -36 this afternoon. Frostbite in minutes.

Tonight, will see skies clear. Wind up to 15 km/h. Low overnight of -38. Wind chill -36 this evening and -45 overnight.

Kenora and Lake of the Woods

It is -32 this morning in Kenora to start the day. Weather service is calling fora a mix of sun and cloud. There is a 30 percent chance of snow flurries this afternoon. Winds will be up to 15 km/h. High for the day will be -25. Wind chill -42 this morning and -30 this afternoon. Frostbite in minutes.

Tonight will see partly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of snow flurries early this evening. Winds up to 15 km/h. Low overnight will be -35. Wind chill -41 this evening. Frostbite in minutes.