Weather: A Chilly Wintery Week Winds Down in Wasaho Cree Nation

Wasaho Cree Nation School
Wasaho Cree Nation School

Brisk Winds and Chances of Flurries Define The Weather Outlook

Wasaho Cree Nation – As the sun rose over Wasaho Cree Nation this morning, it brought little warmth with the mercury dipping to -9°C at 5:50 am CDT. Despite the sunny skies, the day is expected to remain cold with a high of -6°C. The winds from the west are blowing at 30 km/h, gusting up to 50 km/h, bringing a bitter wind chill making it feel like -23°C in the morning. The UV index is low at 1, so the sun poses minimal risk to skin.

This Afternoon:

The sunny morning is predicted to transition into a mix of sun and cloud in the afternoon. The wind chill is expected to ease slightly but will still feel like -14°C, keeping the day’s temperatures on the lower side.

Tonight’s Forecast:

As night descends, the sky is expected to remain clear, with winds blowing from the west at 20 km/h. The temperature is forecasted to fall further to -13°C. The wind chill will be at -14°C in the evening, plummeting to -22°C overnight, marking a cold end to the day.

November 3: Flurry Chance Ahead:

Friday brings a mainly cloudy sky with a 40% chance of flurries during the afternoon. The wind speed is expected to ramp up to 40 km/h, gusting to 60 km/h near noon. Despite a high of -5°C, the wind chill will make it feel like a freezing -22°C in the morning, easing to -14°C in the afternoon. The UV index remains low.

Preparing for the Chill:

The ongoing cold spell underscores the importance of bundling up. Wearing layers, wind-resistant jackets, and covering the head, hands, and feet adequately can provide the necessary warmth. For those venturing out, it’s wise to keep an eye on the weather updates, especially with the chance of flurries on Friday which might affect visibility and road conditions.

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