Sunny Saturday Gives Way to Cloudy Sunday with a Chance of Flurries

Marina Park as the Leaves Change to fall brilliance
Marina Park as the Leaves Change to fall brilliance

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – It might be chilly this morning but the outlook is for a nice day today. Take a walk, go explore with the kids, get off the screens and enjoy the day.

Thunder Bay residents woke up to a chilly -9°C this Saturday morning. Despite the cold start, the day is forecasted to be mainly sunny which should brighten moods if not warm bodies. The wind is expected to pick up from the west at 20 km/h early this afternoon, bringing along a high temperature of +3°C. However, the morning wind chill will have it feeling like a biting -19°C. The UV index is rated at 2, indicating low risk from sun exposure.

Wardrobe Suggestions:

The morning’s severe wind chill suggests bundling up in warm layers is wise. A heavy winter coat, gloves, a hat, and a scarf are recommended for those venturing outside. As the day warms up, lighter layers may be comfortable.

Tonight’s Forecast:

As night descends, the skies will turn cloudy, with wind speeds reducing to up to 15 km/h. The temperature is set to drop to -5°C, with a wind chill making it feel like -7°C overnight.

Tomorrow’s Outlook (Sunday, November 5):

Sunday is expected to remain under a thick blanket of clouds. By late afternoon, there’s a 40% chance of either flurries or rain showers, signalling a mix of winter and spring-like weather. The wind will shift, becoming southeast at 20 km/h in the afternoon. Despite the cloud cover, temperatures are expected to reach a high of +3°C, though a morning wind chill of -11°C suggests a cold start to the day. The UV index drops to 1, indicating a low risk of harm from the sun.

Preparing for Mixed Weather:

With fluctuating temperatures and a mix of sun, clouds, and possible precipitation, dressing in adaptable layers and keeping an umbrella handy might be a good strategy for the weekend.

The changeable weather might affect road conditions, so staying updated on weather forecasts and being prepared for varying driving conditions is advisable for residents and travellers in Thunder Bay.

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