May 2, 2022 – Western and Northern Ontario Weather Outlook

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Weather Update Fall

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – There is a weather advisory in effect for Bearskin Lake and Sachigo Lake this morning. Snow will continue today as the persistent Colorado low affects parts of the far North Ontario.

A further 5 to 10 centimetres of snow is expected today, bringing total accumulations to 10 to 15 centimetres by the time the snow tapers off by this evening.

Thunder Bay

It is plus 3 in Thunder Bay this morning to start your work week. Skies are cloudy. There is a 40 per cent chance of showers or drizzle this morning and early this afternoon. Fog patches will be dissipating early this morning. Winds will becoming northwest 20 km/h this morning.

High for May 2nd is +8. The UV index 2 or low.

Tonight will see continued overcast skies. Winds will be from the northwest at 20 km/h becoming light early this evening. Low zero.

Fort Frances

It is +2 to start your Monday in Fort Frances. Cloudy skies with a 30 per cent chance of drizzle this morning is forecast. Winds will becoming northwest 20 km/h this morning. High +5.

UV index 2 or low.

Tonight will see cloudy skies with an overnight low of -2.

Dryden and Vermilion Bay

It is right at the freezing mark in Dryden this morning. Cloudy skies with a 40 per cent chance of flurries changing to 40 percent chance of rain showers or flurries near noon is forecast.

There is a risk of freezing drizzle this morning.

Winds will becoming northwest 20 km/h this morning. The temperature steady near plus 2.

UV index 2 or low.

Tonight will see overcast skies with light winds at up to 15 km/h. Low overnight of -6. Wind chill -8 overnight.

Sachigo Lake

Sachigo Lake, as well as Bearskin Lake, KI, and Kasabonika Lake are all under a Weather Advisory.

Snow will continue today as a Colorado low affects far Northwestern Ontario. A further 5 to 10 centimetres of snow is expected today, bringing total accumulations to 10 to 15 centimetres by the time the snow tapers off by this evening.

The forecast is calling for periods of snow to be ending this afternoon followed by cloudy cloudy skies with a 30 per cent chance of flurries. Local amount 5 centimetres are forecast today. Winds will be from the north at 20 km/h gusting to 40. High zero.

Wind chill minus 8 this morning. UV index 2 or low.

Tonight will see cloudy skies with a 30 per cent chance of flurries early this evening. Winds will be from the north at 20 km/h. Low overnight of -6. Wind chill -7 this evening and -13 overnight.

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