WEATHER – Vermilion Bay and Dryden: Bracing for a Frosty Day with Flurries in the Forecast

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Winter Weather Update

DRYDEN – WEATHER – Good morning to everyone in Vermilion Bay and Dryden! It’s a freezing start to the day at -16 degrees Celsius as of 6:00 AM, with a mainly cloudy sky and a chilly wind. Prepare for a day of cold temperatures, flurries, and a notable wind chill.

Today’s Weather: Cold and Cloudy with a Chance of Flurries

  • The day starts with mainly cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of snow flurries.
  • The wind is quite strong, coming from the northwest at 30 km/h and gusting up to 50 km/h.
  • The high temperature for the day is expected to reach minus 13 degrees, but the wind chill will make it feel much colder, dropping to minus 27 in the morning and minus 22 in the afternoon.
  • The UV index remains low at 1, suggesting limited sun exposure.

Tonight’s Forecast:

  • The night will remain mainly cloudy, with a 30 percent chance of flurries this evening.
  • The northwest wind will continue at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, but will become lighter late in the evening.
  • Temperatures are expected to dip to a low of minus 21 degrees, and the wind chill will be around minus 20 in the evening, falling to minus 26 overnight.

Looking Ahead to Tuesday, November 28th:

  • Tuesday will offer a mix of sun and cloud, with the sky becoming cloudy in the afternoon, followed by periods of snow.
  • The wind will shift, coming from the south at 30 km/h.
  • Despite a high of minus 8 degrees, the wind chill in the morning will be a frigid minus 33, improving to minus 19 in the afternoon.
  • There’s a risk of frostbite due to the extreme cold, so precautions should be taken.
  • The UV index will continue to be low at 1.

Wardrobe and Safety Tips:

  • Layering is essential: start with a thermal base layer, add a warm middle layer, and top it with a windproof coat.
  • A hat, gloves, and scarf are crucial to protect against the wind chill.
  • Limit your time outdoors and take precautions against frostbite.

Conclusion: Residents of Vermilion Bay and Dryden, brace yourselves for a day that’s cold, cloudy, and breezy, with a chance of snow flurries. Stay warm, stay safe, and remember to dress appropriately to combat the cold. Whether indoors or out, today is a reminder of the crisp beauty of the Canadian winter

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