Fort Frances Under Weather Advisory: Rain, Snow, and Flurries on the Horizon

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Winter Weather Update

Early Morning Weather Dynamics

Fort Frances – WEATHER – At 5:20 am CDT, Fort Frances records a mild +3°C, though a weather advisory has been issued. The day is forecasted to see periods of rain or light snow with a northeast wind blowing at 20 km/h. The high will linger around +3°C with minimal sunlight exposure indicated by a low UV index of 1.

Wardrobe Suggestions: Prepare for a mix of rain and snow by donning water-resistant outerwear and footwear. Layering with a thermal base and a warm mid-layer will provide added warmth. A waterproof hat and gloves will also be beneficial in staying dry and warm.

Tonight’s Transition to Snow

The precipitation is set to transition to snow by the evening with local snowfall amounts ranging between 5 to 10 cm. The northeast wind at 20 km/h will become lighter as the night advances, with temperatures slightly dipping to +1°C.

Friday’s Snow and Flurry Forecast, 27th October: Snow is expected to halt by late morning, giving way to a cloudy sky with a 60% chance of flurries. An additional snow accumulation of 5 cm is anticipated. Winds will shift to the northwest at 20 km/h later in the morning, while the high temperature will remain at a mild +3°C.

Flurry Continuation into Friday Night: The flurries will persist into the night as temperatures descend to -5°C.

Vehicle Safety Kit Reminder: If driving is on your agenda, ensure your vehicle is equipped with a safety kit containing a snow shovel, ice scraper, flashlight, jumper cables, and a first-aid kit. Also, carry warm blankets, extra clothing, and some non-perishable food and water. Being prepared can significantly enhance your safety on snowy roads.

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