Webequie First Nation Under Weather Warning: Autumn’s First Significant Snowfall Unfolds Today

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Snowfall Warning
Snowfall Warning

Snowfall Alert for Webequie

Webequie – Weather – The Weather Warning, a Snowfall Warning, signifies the arrival of autumn’s first significant snowfall in Webequie First Nation, with snow accumulations of 10 to 20 cm possible. Snowfall rates could peak at 2 to 3 cm per hour.

Timing of Snowfall: The snow, occasionally heavy, is set to begin this morning and last until this evening, diminishing in intensity as the night progresses.

Snow Characteristics: Heavy snowfall will blanket portions of far northern Ontario, tapering to flurries later tonight. Near Fort Albany, the snow may mix with rain or ice pellets this evening, posing additional travel challenges.

Today’s Weather Summary: Expect cloudy skies with snow commencing this morning, accumulating 10 to 15 cm. The northeast wind at 30 km/h will bring a high of minus 2°C, though wind chill factors will make it feel closer to minus 10°C.

Tonight’s Forecast: Snowfall is expected to cease after midnight, transitioning to a 40% chance of flurries. An additional 2 cm of snow is anticipated, with the wind shifting to the northwest at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h later this evening. Temperatures will dip to minus 3°C, with wind chill factors maintaining a feel of minus 10°C.

Saturday, 28th October Outlook: Saturday will bring a blend of sun and clouds, with a 40% chance of morning flurries. Winds from the northwest at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h, will prevail. Despite a high temperature of zero, the morning wind chill will linger around minus 10°C.

Preparation Suggestions: Dressing in warm, layered clothing and ensuring slip-resistant footwear is advisable. For those traveling, a well-stocked vehicle safety kit can provide invaluable aid in navigating through snowy conditions.

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