Residents of Sioux Lookout should brace for a snowy day, with clearer skies expected by Friday.
Today’s Weather: Snow with Strong Winds
The day will be cloudy with a 30% chance of flurries in the morning. Snow is set to begin in the morning, with an expected accumulation of around 5 cm. Winds will shift to the north, reaching speeds of 30 km/h and gusting up to 60 km/h in the early afternoon. The high for the day is forecasted to be around +2°C.
Wardrobe Suggestion: Dress in warm layers, including a waterproof outer layer for the snow. A hat and gloves are also recommended to protect against the wind and cold.
Tonight’s Forecast: Snow Ending, Continued Flurries
Snowfall is expected to end in the evening, but the skies will remain cloudy with a 60% chance of continued flurries. Winds from the northwest will blow at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h, but will become lighter after midnight. The temperature will drop to -5°C, with a wind chill making it feel closer to -10°C.
Wardrobe Suggestion: If heading out tonight, ensure you’re warmly dressed with a focus on wind resistance, given the brisk gusts and significant wind chill.
Friday’s Outlook: Clearing Skies with Cold Temperatures
Friday is expected to bring clearing skies, but it will be a colder day with a high of only -1°C.
Wardrobe Suggestion: Even as the skies clear, it’s important to wear warm winter clothing, including layers, a hat, and gloves to stay comfortable in the cold temperatures.
Final Recommendations: Sioux Lookout residents should prepare for a day of snow and strong winds, followed by a colder, clearer day on Friday. Staying updated on weather changes and dressing appropriately for the cold and snowy conditions will be crucial for comfort and safety.