Variable Weather Brings Flurries and Drizzle to Vermilion Bay and Dryden

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Today’s Weather Shift: From Snowflakes to Raindrops The day in Vermilion Bay and Dryden starts with light snow flurries that will switch to rain showers or drizzle as noon approaches. There’s a caution for freezing drizzle this morning, making conditions slippery. A brisk south wind at 20 km/h with gusts up to 40 km/h will accompany a high of plus 4°C, but it will feel like minus 7°C earlier on due to the wind chill.

Appropriate Attire: Residents should consider layered clothing with a waterproof shell to stay dry and warm. Don’t forget gloves and a hat, especially in the morning when the wind chill is most significant.

Tonight’s Forecast: Rain to Snow Transition with a Chill Evening rain showers are expected to turn back into snow flurries around midnight, with an anticipated snowfall of 2 cm. Winds will shift to the west at 20 km/h and then ease off, as temperatures fall to a low of minus 3°C, with the wind chill making it feel like minus 7°C overnight.

Tomorrow’s Conditions: Unsettled with a Wintry Mix Thursday will continue to see a mix of flurries and drizzle, with a persistent risk of freezing drizzle early in the day. Winds will be lighter, at around 15 km/h, but the high will barely climb to plus 1°C, and the morning wind chill will make it feel like minus 6°C.

Travel Advisory: Varying conditions may create challenging travel scenarios. Be prepared for icy surfaces during the morning and evening hours. If traveling, ensure your vehicle is equipped with winter tires and keep an emergency kit handy.

Safety Reminder: Keep abreast of the latest weather updates, as frequent shifts between rain and freezing temperatures can quickly change travel conditions. Make sure to have de-icing equipment accessible and take caution while walking or driving in these variable weather conditions.

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