Whitesand and Armstrong – Weather – The chill of the early morning is palpable in Armstrong and Whitesand, with a temperature of -4°C logged at 6:45 am. The skies are mainly cloudy, hinting at a 40% chance of snow flurries. As the day progresses, the wind is forecast to shift, blowing in from the southwest at 20 km/h, and gusting up to 40 km/h by early afternoon. Despite the chilly breeze, the temperature is expected to nudge up to a high of -1°C, although the wind chill might feel like -13°C in the morning and -5°C in the afternoon. With a low UV index of 1, the sun’s rays pose minimal risk today.
As nightfall descends, the clouds linger, and the chance of flurries remains at 40%, especially during the evening and post-midnight hours. Flurries are expected to begin after midnight, ushering in a soft white blanket over the region. The wind is set to change direction again, becoming westerly at 20 km/h before dawn. Tonight’s low is pegged at -3°C, with a wind chill near -9°C.
Sneak Peek into November 3:
Friday unfolds with flurries that are anticipated to last until late in the afternoon, depositing a local amount of 2 cm of snow. The wind continues its dance, switching to a northerly direction at 30 km/h, gusting up to a brisk 50 km/h in the morning. The temperature aims to reach the freezing point at zero, albeit with a morning wind chill of -9°C. The UV index remains low at 1, suggesting another day of minimal sun exposure risk.
Given the chilly wind and chance of flurries, it’s wise to bundle up. Consider wearing layers that can be added or removed as needed, a warm hat, gloves, and a scarf to fend off the cold. Waterproof boots and a wind-resistant jacket will also come in handy to stay warm and dry during this flurry-prone time.