Early Morning Weather: Chilly with Potential for Snow Flurries
At 6:00 am EST, Armstrong and Whitesand are facing cold temperatures of minus 6°C under cloudy skies. The forecast shows a 30 percent chance of snow flurries throughout the day. Light winds of up to 15 km/h will prevail, and the high is expected to reach minus 2°C. However, the wind chill will make it feel as cold as minus 12°C in the morning, improving slightly to minus 6°C in the afternoon. The UV index is low.
Dressing for Today’s Weather: Residents are advised to dress in warm layers, including waterproof and wind-resistant outerwear, and to wear hats and gloves for additional warmth.
Tonight’s Forecast: Continued Cloudiness and Cold
The night will remain cloudy, with similar wind conditions up to 15 km/h. The temperature will fall to a low of minus 7°C, with a wind chill bringing the perceived temperature down to near minus 12°C.
Outlook for Sunday: Mixed Precipitation with Rising Temperatures
Sunday brings a shift in weather, starting with a few flurries and then changing to rain showers in the afternoon. There is also a risk of freezing drizzle in the morning. Snowfall accumulation is expected to be around 2 cm. Winds will become stronger, coming from the south at 30 km/h and gusting to 50 km/h. The high for the day is plus 2°C, but the morning will still feel chilly with a wind chill of minus 9°C.
Travel Advisory: Drivers should be cautious, especially looking ahead to Sunday due to the risk of freezing drizzle and changing weather conditions. The increasing wind speeds may also affect driving, particularly for high-profile vehicles.
Staying Safe and Prepared: Residents should keep informed of the latest weather updates and dress appropriately for the fluctuating conditions. It’s also important to prepare homes and vehicles for the varying weather, especially with the potential for mixed precipitation.