Thunder Bay – Weather – As dawn cracks on this last day of October, the NetNewsLedger office on Red River Road in Thunder Bay records a chilly -8°C at 6:50 am, painting a frosty picture of the day ahead. It’s a day where gloves and a toque are more than just fashion statements; they are barriers against the morning’s icy bite.
Morning’s Cold Embrace:
The day breaks with a mix of sun and clouds, as if nature too is undecided about shedding the cold cloak. The wind, shifting to the north at 20 km/h, adds to the morning’s chill, making the wind chill dip to -10°C. However, amidst this chilly embrace, the high for the day is forecast to touch a slightly warmer +1°C. The UV index stands low at 2, hinting at a mild sun playing peek-a-boo with the clouds.
Evening’s Frosty Whisper:
As the sun dips, the evening comes wrapped in partly cloudy skies. The wind, now from the northwest at 20 km/h, is expected to become light early in the evening, providing a slight respite from the day’s chill. Yet, the low of -9°C with a wind chill of -13°C overnight, whispers of a long, cold night ahead.
Welcoming November with a Sunlit Smile:
The first day of November promises a brighter, mainly sunny outlook. The morning may start with a wind chill of -14°C, but as the day progresses, the wind, now from the southwest at 20 km/h gusting to 40 km/h, will hopefully sweep away the morning’s frosty memories. With a high of +2°C, it’s a gentle step towards the typically harsher winter days ahead.
Night’s Flurry Flirt:
The night of November 1 hints at a 40% chance of flurries under cloudy periods, with temperatures dipping to -4°C. A gentle reminder of the winter wonderland Thunder Bay transforms into as the season progresses and snow makes it’s way into our city.
As temperatures dance around the zero mark, layering is key. For those venturing out for Halloween trick-or-treating tonight, warm, layered clothing under costumes and reflective accessories will ensure a cozy and safe spooky adventure.
The chill in the air is undeniable as Thunder Bay steps into the penultimate month of the year. Yet, the promise of sunny days and the spirit of Halloween keep the town’s heart warm and beating with excitement.