Armstrong and Whitesand Weather: Wintry Mix and Freezing Rain on the Horizon!

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A Wintry Mix and Freezing Rain Ahead

Current Conditions: Good morning, Armstrong and Whitesand! The day ahead brings challenging weather conditions with a wintry mix and a risk of freezing rain. Let’s break down the forecast.

Daytime Forecast – Wintry Mix and Freezing Rain: Tuesday starts off cloudy with periods of snow mixed with ice pellets beginning in the morning. There’s a risk of freezing rain late in the morning and in the afternoon. Snow and ice pellet accumulation is expected to be around 2 cm. The wind will become south at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h late in the morning and then become light in the afternoon. Highs today will reach zero, but the morning will feel much colder with a wind chill of minus 18°C.

Nighttime – Cloudy with a Chance of Flurries: Monday night turns cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries in the evening, along with a risk of freezing drizzle. The wind will be up to 15 km/h. Lows will drop to minus 10°C, with a wind chill of minus 14°C overnight. Be cautious of potentially slippery conditions.

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Increasing Cloudiness

Daytime – Clouds on the Horizon: Wednesday brings increasing cloudiness with highs reaching zero. Stay cautious and prepared for changing conditions.

Night – Continued Cloudy Skies: The night remains cloudy with lows of minus 1°C. Stay warm and safe!

Wardrobe Suggestions

Dress warmly to tackle the cold and potential wintry mix. Start with thermal clothing, add a heavy winter jacket, a warm scarf, and insulated boots. Gloves and a snug hat are essential. Be extra cautious when traveling due to potentially icy conditions.

Weather Trivia: Freezing rain occurs when raindrops freeze upon contact with surfaces, creating a glaze of ice. It can be beautiful but dangerous, making surfaces extremely slippery. Be cautious if freezing rain is in the forecast!

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