Armstrong Marks Ontario’s Cold Spot: Whisper of Winter on Halloween Eve

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Whitesand First Nation

Morning Cold Spot Highlights The Arrival of Wintry Day

As the dawn breaks over the quaint locales of Whitesand and Armstrong, the chilly whispers of winter make a notable entrance. At 6:20 am, Armstrong registers as the cold spot in Ontario with a nippy -13.1°C on the thermometer, painting a clear picture of the frosty days ahead.

Morning Forecast:

The morning sky is set to remain mainly cloudy with a 40% chance of whimsical flurries gracing the early hours, setting a picturesque yet chilly scene. The calm before the winter storm is accompanied by a wind shift to the northwest at 20 km/h as the morning unfolds. Despite a high of -4°C, the wind chill factor is likely to make it feel a bitter -19°C initially, easing slightly to -10°C as the afternoon approaches. The UV index stays low at a mere 1, indicating minimal sun exposure risk.

Evening Tranquility:

As the day bids adieu, the evening sky transitions from cloudy to partly cloudy post-midnight, with the wind slowing down to a gentle 15 km/h breeze. The mercury is set to dip further to -9°C, with the wind chill lingering near -13°C, adding a crisp chill to the tranquil night.

Halloween Evening Wardrobe Suggestions:

With Halloween trick-or-treating on the agenda, ensuring a warm and cozy evening for the young and the young-at-heart is essential. Layering is key – consider thermal undergarments, cozy sweaters, and waterproof outer layers to keep the chill at bay. Don’t forget to adorn those playful Halloween costumes over the warm layers, keeping the festive spirit alive! Warm hats, gloves, and insulated, waterproof footwear are must-haves to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable Halloween outing.

Looking Ahead to November 1:

The first day of November promises a blend of sun and cloud, with the winds veering to the west at 20 km/h, gusting up to 40 km/h in the morning before calming down later in the day. A high of -1°C is expected, although the wind chill of -14°C in the morning and -6°C in the afternoon will keep the atmosphere brisk. The low UV index of 2 continues, hinting at the diminishing autumn sun.

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