November 11, 2023 – Thunder Bay Faces a Cold, Cloudy Remembrance Day with Potential Flurries

Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day

Current Conditions: Chilly Morning with Flurry Chances

At 7:00 am EST, Thunder Bay reports cloudy skies and a temperature of 0°C. There’s a 30 percent chance of flurries this morning. Light winds, up to 15 km/h, are expected throughout the day. The high is forecasted to be plus 1°C, but with a significant morning wind chill of minus 10°C. The UV index remains low.

Dress Appropriately for the Cold: Residents should layer up with warm clothing, including thermal wear, a heavy jacket, and accessories like gloves and a beanie, to stay comfortable against the brisk morning chill.

Remembrance Day in Thunder Bay

There are Remembrance Day Services at Mount McKay on Fort William First Nation starting at about 10:30 am. At Fort William Gardens, doors will open at 9:30 am and services will start at about 10:40 am. At the Waverly Park Cenotaph Services will start at about 10:40 am.

Tonight’s Weather: Flurries and Freezing Drizzle Expected Tonight will see cloudy conditions with a few flurries starting near midnight, along with a risk of freezing drizzle. Expected snowfall could reach 2 cm. Winds will remain up to 15 km/h. The temperature will drop to a low of minus 1°C but will rise to plus 1°C by morning. The wind chill will be around minus 5°C in the evening.

Sunday Forecast: Variable Weather with Flurries and Showers Sunday in Thunder Bay will start with a few flurries or rain showers ending in the morning, followed by a cloudy day with a 40 percent chance of rain showers. Winds will shift to the south at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, before becoming light in the afternoon. The high will reach plus 5°C. The UV index will remain low.

Travel Advisory: Motorists should be prepared for potentially slippery roads, especially overnight and early Sunday, due to the risk of freezing drizzle and snow. Adjust travel plans if necessary and drive cautiously under changing weather conditions.

Staying Safe and Informed: Residents are advised to keep up with the latest weather updates and dress accordingly for the fluctuating conditions. Preparing homes and vehicles for winter weather, including potential freezing conditions, is important for overall safety.

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