November 11, 2023 – Fort Frances Braces for Chilly Start with Cloudy Skies and Flurries on Remembrance Day

Winter Weather Update

Current Weather: Cold and Cloudy Morning

At 5:30 am CST in Fort Frances, it’s a cloudy and cold morning with temperatures at minus 3°C. Winds are expected to shift to the south at 20 km/h later in the morning. Despite the chilly start, the high for the day is forecasted at plus 1°C.

However, the wind chill this morning will make it feel as cold as minus 11°C. The UV index remains low.

Take the full two minutes for Remembrance today. Remember the brave men and women who have fought and died as well as those who fought and were wounded in battle. Lest We Forget!

Dress for the Cold: Residents should wear warm, layered clothing, including wind-resistant jackets and accessories like hats and gloves, to combat the morning chill.

Tonight’s Forecast: Cloudy with Flurries and Freezing Drizzle The night will be cloudy with a few flurries starting after midnight and a risk of freezing drizzle. The snow accumulation could reach about 2 cm. Winds will be up to 15 km/h, and temperatures will drop to a low of minus 1°C, with a wind chill feeling like minus 5°C in the evening.

Sunday Outlook: Flurries Giving Way to Sun and Cloud Mix Sunday will see a few morning flurries ending, then transitioning to a mix of sun and cloud. There’s a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Southwest winds will be strong, at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h. The high is expected to be 6°C. The UV index will remain low.

Travel Advice: Drivers should be cautious, especially overnight and early Sunday due to the risk of freezing drizzle and fluctuating weather conditions. Strong winds on Sunday could also affect driving conditions.

Staying Informed and Prepared: Residents are encouraged to stay up-to-date with the latest weather updates and dress appropriately for the varying conditions. It’s essential to prepare homes and vehicles for the winter weather, especially in light of the potential freezing conditions and strong winds expected on Sunday.

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