Thunder Bay Weekend Weather: Parade of Lights and a Chilly Day Ahead!

Parade of Lights

Weather Report for Thunder Bay – Saturday, December 2, 2023

A Festive Morning in Thunder Bay

Current Conditions: Rise and shine, Thunder Bay! It’s a crisp -4°C at 5:40 AM, and there’s excitement in the air as we gear up for the annual Parade of Lights tonight. Let’s see what the day has in store.

Daytime Forecast – A Mix of Sun and Cloud: The day promises a mix of sun and clouds. The wind will be gentle, up to 15 km/h. Highs today will reach minus 1°C. However, bundle up for a chilly morning with a wind chill of minus 17°C, improving to minus 3°C in the afternoon. If you’re heading to the parade, be sure to layer up and enjoy the festivities. The UV index is low at 1!

Nighttime – Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Flurries: Saturday night will be partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of flurries. The wind will be up to 15 km/h, and the temperature will dip to minus 4°C. Expect a wind chill near minus 8°C. If you’re out watching the parade, keep warm and watch for those twinkling lights!

Sunday, December 3, 2023

Cloudy with a Chance of Flurries

Daytime – Overcast Skies: Sunday is expected to be mainly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of flurries. Highs will reach plus 2°C, but the morning will start with a wind chill of minus 7°C. Grab your winter coat and enjoy the day, despite the clouds.

Night – Clear and Chilly: The night will be clear with a low of minus 10°C. Bundle up if you’re venturing out to stargaze!

Wardrobe Suggestions

Layer up like a pro! Start with thermal clothing, add a winter jacket, a cozy scarf, and insulated boots. Gloves and a warm hat are a must, especially if you’re attending the Parade of Lights. And don’t forget to bring your holiday spirit!

Weather Trivia: Did you know that the world’s largest snowflake was recorded in Fort Keogh, Montana, in 1887? It measured 15 inches in diameter! While Thunder Bay may see some flurries, it’s unlikely you’ll encounter snowflakes quite that large during the Parade of Lights!

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