Cloudy with a Wintry Mix and a Risk of Freezing Rain
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Daytime Forecast – Wintry Mix and Freezing Rain: Wednesday starts off cloudy in Sioux Lookout, with a 60 percent chance of flurries or ice pellets in the morning and early afternoon, along with a risk of freezing rain. The wind will be from the south at 20 km/h, becoming light in the afternoon. Highs today will reach plus 1°C, but the morning will feel colder with a wind chill of minus 12°C.
Nighttime – Partly Cloudy: Wednesday night brings partly cloudy skies with the wind up to 15 km/h. Lows will drop to minus 9°C, with a wind chill of minus 12°C overnight.
Thursday, December 7, 2023
Continued Cloudy Skies
Daytime – Overcast: Thursday remains cloudy with highs reaching zero.
Night – Cloudy: The night will have continued overcast conditions with lows of plus 1°C.
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 cautious of potentially slippery conditions.
Weather Trivia: Freezing rain can create treacherous conditions as it coats surfaces with a thin layer of ice. It’s important to exercise caution when freezing rain is in the forecast, especially when driving or walking on slippery surfaces.