Fort Frances – WEATHER – Early risers were greeted with a cold morning as temperatures plummeted to -14°C at 6:37 a.m. The day started with a few clouds, however, increasing cloudiness is expected as the morning progresses. Late in the morning and into the afternoon, there’s a 60% chance of flurries, which could paint the town white. Winds are expected to stay gentle at up to 15 km/h. Despite the frigid start, temperatures are forecasted to rise, reaching a high of -2°C. However, the wind chill factor will keep the morning feeling like a crisp -17°C, warming slightly to -4°C in the afternoon. The UV index is low at 1, indicating a minimal risk of harm from unprotected sun exposure.
To stay comfortable, it’s advisable to dress in layers today, with a warm outer layer to fend off the chill. A hat, gloves, and a scarf could provide additional warmth, especially during the morning hours.
The sky will remain cloudy as night falls, with a 30% chance of flurries during the evening. The winds will continue at a mild pace of up to 15 km/h. The temperature is expected to hold steady near -4°C, with a wind chill close to -8°C.
Sunday, November 5:
Looking ahead to Sunday, it’s going to be a cloudy day with a 60% chance of either flurries or rain showers in the afternoon as temperatures climb. Winds are set to change direction, becoming southeast at 20 km/h in the afternoon. The day is expected to warm up considerably with a high of +5°C, although the morning wind chill will make it feel like -9°C. The UV index remains low at 1.
The fluctuating temperatures and mixed precipitation could lead to varied road conditions. Residents and travellers are advised to stay updated with the latest weather forecasts and plan accordingly, ensuring a safe and warm weekend.