Mixed Precipitation and Shifts in Wind Challenge Kenora Residents

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Current Conditions: Slippery Start with a Mild Turn Kenora faces a slick morning with freezing drizzle transitioning to lighter drizzle and rain showers. The southerly wind at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, will swing westward and maintain its strength by the afternoon, while temperatures rise to a high of 4°C.

Dressing for the Day: Wear waterproof outerwear and sturdy, non-slip footwear to navigate the tricky combination of freezing drizzle and rain showers. An umbrella and a warm layer are also recommended.

Evening Forecast: A Return to Wintry Mix As night falls, flurries and the chance of freezing drizzle return, with an expected accumulation of 2 cm of snow. The westerly wind persists at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, as temperatures dip to minus 1°C, and the wind chill hovers around minus 7°C.

Looking Ahead to Thursday: A Snowy Drizzle Continues Thursday will bring periods of snow mixed with drizzle, and the risk of freezing drizzle remains in the morning. An additional 2 cm of snowfall is anticipated. The west wind will continue at a steady 20 km/h, with daytime highs barely above freezing at plus 1°C and a morning wind chill factor of minus 7°C.

Travel Advisory: The varying conditions of drizzle, rain, and snow may cause hazardous driving conditions. Motorists should be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibility. Adjust travel plans accordingly and consider winter tires if you haven’t already equipped your vehicle.

Staying Safe and Prepared: Residents should monitor weather updates and be prepared for slick pavements and changing conditions. Keep a winter safety kit in your car, including items such as a scraper, shovel, and sand or salt.

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