April 8, 2021 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Outlook


Thunder Bay – WEATHER – For April 8, 2021, there are Weather Advisories in for a large portion of Western and Northern Ontario.

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There are Freezing Rain Weather Advisories in effect for the North, and Rainfall Advisories for most of Western Ontario.

A warm front associated with an area of low pressure over the central United States will bring a mix of precipitation to portions of Northern Ontario beginning late Thursday afternoon or Thursday evening.

At this time, the precipitation is expected to start as a mix of snow and ice pellets and then transition to freezing rain later in the evening. However, the track of this warm front is still uncertain and any movement could result in a drastic change in the precipitation forecast.

Special weather statement – Freezing Rain in effect for:

  • Fort Severn
  • Big Trout Lake – Kasabonika
  • Sachigo Lake – Bearskin Lake
  • Sandy Lake – Weagamow Lake – Deer Lake
  • Peawanuck
  • Webequie
  • Summer Beaver – Wunnummin Lake – Kingfisher Lake

Special weather statement Rain in effect for:

  • Savant Lake – Sturgeon Lake
  • Ignace – English River
  • Seine River Village – Mine Centre
  • Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park
  • Upsala – Raith
  • Beardmore – Jellicoe – Macdiarmid
  • Gull Bay – Black Sturgeon Lake
  • Cloud Bay – Dorion
  • Kakabeka Falls – Whitefish Lake – Arrow Lake
  • City of Thunder Bay
  • Marathon – Schreiber
  • Nipigon – Rossport
  • Geraldton – Longlac – Caramat
  • Manitouwadge – Hornepayne

Thunder Bay Outlook

It is +7 headed to +11 for Thursday in Thunder Bay. Expect periods of rain. Winds will be from the northeast act 30 km/h gusting to 50.

Tonight will see rain showers. Winds from the east at 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this evening. Low +6 overnight.

Sioux Lookout Outlook

Sioux Lookout is outside of the Weather Advisories. However there is still precipitation in the forecast. Periods of rain with total amounts of 10 to 15 mm are expected. Wind will be from the east at 30 km/h gusting to 50. High for Thursday is +6.

Tonight periods of rain will continue with amount totalling 5 to 10 mm expected. Winds will be from the east at 20 km/h. Low +4 with temperature rising to +7 by morning.

Webequie Weather Outlook

It is +1 in Webequie this morning. The temperature will be steady throughout the day. Skies will becoming cloudy this morning. There will be periods of snow mixed with ice pellets beginning late this afternoon. There is a risk of freezing rain late this afternoon. Fog patches will be dissipating this morning. Wind northeast 20 km/h becoming light early this morning. Wind becoming east 30 gusting to 50 this morning. Wind chill -12 this morning.

Tonight will see periods of snow mixed with ice pellets changing to freezing rain this evening. There is a risk of freezing rain early this evening. Winds will be from the east 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low -2. Wind chill -9 overnight.

Kenora and Lake of the Woods

It is +5 in Kenora to start your Thursday. Skies are cloudy with a 70 percent chance of showers. Winds are from the east at 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this afternoon. High for the day +8.

Tonight we are calling for periods of rain with amounts of 10 to 15 mm likely. The temperature will remain steady near +6.

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