March 20, 2022 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Outlook for the First Day of Spring

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Tulips and statue outside the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, in Toronto, Ontario as the race to the June election heats up. Image Depositphotos.com
Tulips and statue outside the Legislative Assembly of Ontario, in Toronto, Ontario as the race to the June election heats up. Image Depositphotos.com

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Welcome to spring. Winter is officially over today.

Let’s try not to make too much noise on that fact, old man winter might just get a bit grumpy and try to storm back in.

There are NO Weather Alerts or Warnings in effect.

Thunder Bay

It is -5 to start the morning in Thunder Bay. It will become a mix of sun and cloud in the afternoon. Fog patches will be dissipating in the morning. Winds will becoming west 20 km/h early in the afternoon. High for Sunday of +8. Wind chill -8 in the morning.

UV index 3 or moderate.

For Sunday night there will be a few clouds with increasing cloudiness near midnight. Winds will be light at up to 15 km/h. Low of -4 overnight with the wind chill at -7 overnight.

Fort Frances

It is -7 in Fort Frances. Cloudy skies to start the day, but they will be clearing early in the afternoon. Winds will be light at up to 15 km/h. High +11. Wind chill -10 in the morning.

UV index 4 or moderate.

Increasing cloudiness for Sunday evening. Winds will becoming east 20 km/h gusting to 40 before morning. Low overnight of +2.

Dryden and Vermilion Bay

Cloudy skies to start Sunday in Dryden. Skies will be clearing in the afternoon. Winds will be light at up to 15 km/h. High for the day of +9. Wind chill -6 in the morning.

UV index 3 or moderate

Sunday night will see increasing cloudiness early in the evening. Winds will becoming east 20 km/h after midnight. Low zero.

Sachigo Lake

Mainly cloudy with morning with an overnight low of -5. There is a 30 per cent chance of flurries this morning. Winds will be light at up to 15 km/h. High -3. Wind chill -13 in the morning and -6 in the afternoon.

Skies will be clearing in the evening. Winds will remain light at up to 15 km/h. Low -19. Wind chill -8 in the evening and -21 overnight.