WASAHO CREE NATION – WEATHER – As residents of Wasaho Cree Nation wake up to a cold morning with -7°C under cloudy skies at 4:55 am, a brisk day lies ahead. Here’s what to expect for today and tonight:
The skies will remain mainly cloudy with a 40% chance of flurries. Winds from the west are expected to intensify as the morning progresses, gusting from 20 km/h to 40 km/h initially, and then increasing to 40 km/h with gusts reaching 60 km/h later in the morning. The high for today is predicted to reach -2°C. However, the wind chill will keep things feeling much colder at -16°C in the morning, warming slightly to -9°C in the afternoon. With a low UV index of 1, sun exposure risks are minimal.
In light of the cold temperatures and gusty winds, layering up is key. Start with a thermal base layer, add a fleece or sweater, and top it off with a wind-resistant outer layer. A warm hat, gloves, and a scarf will provide extra protection against the wind chill. Sturdy, warm boots are also advisable.
As night falls, the skies will turn partly cloudy with a lingering 40% chance of flurries early in the evening. The wind will maintain its pace at 30 km/h, gusting up to 50 km/h. The temperature is expected to plummet to -11°C, but it will feel colder with the wind chill, hitting -10°C in the evening and dropping to -18°C overnight.
Stay warm and ensure to check the latest weather updates, especially if you plan on heading outdoors. The gusty winds and chance of flurries could pose challenges, so it’s advisable to exercise caution while travelling.