Residents in Armstrong and Whitesand First Nation should brace for a cold, flurry-filled weekend.
Today: Overcast Skies with Chilly Winds
The day will be mainly cloudy, accompanied by a 30% chance of flurries. Westerly winds at 20 km/h, gusting up to 40 km/h, will gradually become lighter as the day progresses. The temperature is expected to reach a high of 0°C, but the wind chill factor will make it feel as cold as -14°C in the morning. The UV index remains low at 1.
Wardrobe Suggestion: Warm clothing including a hat, gloves, and a winter jacket is advised to combat the chilly winds and potential flurries.
Tonight: Continued Flurries and Chilly Winds
The evening will bring continued flurries with steady west winds at 20 km/h. Temperatures will drop to a low of -2°C, and the wind chill will be around -8°C.
Wardrobe Suggestion: Keep warm with layered clothing and a heavier coat if heading out in the evening.
Saturday’s Forecast: Flurries with Stronger Winds
Saturday will see more flurries, with northwest winds increasing to 30 km/h and gusting up to 50 km/h. The high for the day will remain at 0°C, but the wind chill in the morning will make it feel as cold as -8°C.
Wardrobe Suggestion: Dressing in layers with a wind-resistant outer layer will be crucial to stay comfortable in these brisk conditions.
Overall Advice: The Armstrong and Whitesand community should stay prepared for a wintry mix of conditions over the next few days. Ensure to dress warmly and keep updated with the latest weather forecasts.