Bundle up, Kenora! It’s a frosty -14 degrees Celsius as of 5:30 AM, and the day ahead looks to be mainly cloudy with a chance of flurries, coupled with a biting wind chill.
Today’s Forecast: Chilly with a Chance of Flurries
- The morning greets you with mainly cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of flurries.
- The wind, coming from the northwest at 20 km/h and gusting to 40 km/h, adds an extra chill to the air.
- The high for the day is expected to be minus 11 degrees, but the wind chill will make it feel colder, dropping to minus 24 in the morning and minus 19 in the afternoon.
- The UV index is low at 1, indicating minimal sun exposure due to cloud cover.
Tonight’s Weather Outlook:
- The night will continue to be mainly cloudy.
- The northwest wind will persist at 20 km/h but will become lighter as the evening progresses.
- Temperatures will fall to a low of minus 18 degrees, and the wind chill will make it feel like minus 19 in the evening and minus 24 overnight.
Looking Ahead to Tuesday, November 28th:
- Tuesday will start cloudy, but snow is expected to make an appearance as the day progresses. The snowfall amount is predicted to be around 2 cm.
- The wind will change direction, coming from the south at 20 km/h and gusting to 40 km/h.
- Despite a high of minus 5 degrees, the wind chill in the morning will be a brisk minus 24, improving slightly to minus 13 in the afternoon.
- The UV index will remain low at 1.
Wardrobe and Safety Tips:
- Dress in warm layers to combat the cold: a thermal base, an insulating middle layer, and a wind-resistant outer layer are key.
- Don’t forget a warm hat, gloves, and a scarf to protect against the wind chill.
- Be cautious if you need to be outdoors for extended periods as the wind chill could lead to discomfort and potential frostbite.
Conclusion: Kenora residents should prepare for a day of mainly cloudy skies, occasional flurries, and a significant wind chill. Stay warm, stay safe, and remember to dress appropriately for the chilly weather conditions. Whether indoors or outside, it’s a day to appreciate the quiet beauty of a Canadian winter.