Vermilion Bay and Dryden Weather Alert: Rain to Snow Transition with Chilly Winds

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It is now Winter yet and no there isn't snow Yet! Just an appetizer for the coming winter.

Vermilion Bay and Dryden are set to experience a shift from rain to snow, accompanied by gusty winds and dropping temperatures.

Today’s Forecast: Rain Turning to Snow with Strong Winds

The day starts cloudy, with rain expected to begin in the morning. This precipitation will transition to snow in the afternoon, with a local snowfall accumulation of 2 to 4 cm anticipated. Winds will shift to the north, increasing to 30 km/h and gusting up to 60 km/h early in the afternoon. Temperatures will drop to around -1°C in the afternoon.

Wardrobe Suggestion: Residents should dress in waterproof and warm layers, ideally with a winter coat, boots, and accessories like hats and gloves to stay warm and dry during the rain-to-snow transition.

Tonight’s Weather: Snow Ending, Continued Chance of Flurries

Snowfall is expected to cease in the evening, but the sky will remain cloudy with a 60% chance of flurries continuing. Winds will blow from the northwest at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h, but will become lighter after midnight. The low is forecasted to be around -6°C, with a wind chill making it feel as cold as -8°C in the evening and -13°C overnight.

Wardrobe Suggestion: For those venturing out tonight, wearing heavy winter clothing is advised, with emphasis on insulation to combat the wind chill.

Friday’s Outlook: Clearer Skies with Cool Temperatures

Friday is set to bring clearing skies, but temperatures will remain cool, with a high near zero.

Wardrobe Suggestion: While the skies may clear, it’s important to wear appropriate winter attire, including layers, a hat, and gloves to stay warm in the near-freezing temperatures.

Final Recommendations: As weather conditions shift from rain to snow and temperatures drop in Vermilion Bay and Dryden, residents should remain updated on weather forecasts and dress suitably for the cold, windy, and changing conditions. Preparing for both wet and snowy weather will be key to staying comfortable and safe.

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