FORT FRANCES – WEATHER – A Weather Advisory has been issued for Fort Frances regarding the season’s first significant snowfall expected to deliver 5 to 15 cm of snow, continuing through this morning.
Snowfall Dynamics: The snow, which may be heavy at times, is forecasted to taper off to flurries from west to east later this morning, transitioning to lighter snow before ending this afternoon.
Travel Advisory: Motorists planning to travel in these regions should exercise caution as the heavy snow could make driving treacherous at times.
Today’s Weather Summary: Heavy snow will transition to light snow this morning, with an additional 5 cm of snow expected before ending this afternoon. The wind will shift to the northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h near noon, with a high of plus 2°C.
Tonight’s Flurry Forecast: The sky will remain cloudy with a 70% chance of flurries tonight. Wind will shift to the west at 20 km/h this evening, with a low of minus 6°C and a wind chill of minus 12°C overnight.
Saturday, 28th October Outlook: Saturday will continue to see cloudy skies with a 70% chance of flurries. The west wind at 20 km/h will persist, with a high temperature of minus 1°C. Morning wind chill will feel like minus 12°C, improving slightly to minus 5°C in the afternoon.
Preparation Recommendations: It’s advisable to dress warmly, check travel advisories, and have a well-stocked vehicle safety kit if traveling is necessary. Adjusting driving to the changing road conditions and remaining vigilant can significantly enhance safety during these snowy conditions.