Vermilion Bay and Dryden Weather: Mixed Conditions with Freezing Rain Risk!

It is now Winter yet and no there isn't snow Yet! Just an appetizer for the coming winter.

Weather Report for Vermilion Bay and Dryden – Tuesday, December 5, 2023

A Mix of Clouds, Flurries, and Freezing Drizzle

Current Conditions: Good morning, Vermilion Bay and Dryden! It’s -4°C at 5:45 AM CST, and the day ahead holds a mix of cloudy conditions, flurries, and a risk of freezing drizzle. Let’s dive into the forecast.

Daytime Forecast – Flurries and Freezing Drizzle: The day starts with mainly cloudy skies and a 30 percent chance of flurries early this morning, along with a risk of freezing drizzle. The wind will be up to 15 km/h. Highs today will reach minus 2°C, with a wind chill near minus 8°C. Be cautious, as icy conditions might be present.

Nighttime – Increasing Cloudiness: Monday night sees increasing cloudiness. The wind will be up to 15 km/h, and lows will drop to minus 10°C. The wind chill will be around minus 6°C in the evening and a colder minus 15°C overnight. Keep warm!

Weather Trivia: Freezing drizzle forms when supercooled water droplets freeze upon contact with surfaces, creating a thin layer of ice. It can make roads and walkways dangerously slippery, so take extra care if you encounter freezing drizzle!

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Cloudy with a Risk of Freezing Rain

Daytime – Freezing Rain Possible: Wednesday brings cloudy skies with a risk of freezing rain in the morning and early in the afternoon. The wind will be from the south at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, and then become light near noon. Highs will reach plus 1°C, with a wind chill of minus 13°C in the morning.

Night – Cloudy with a Chance of Flurries: The night will have cloudy periods with a 40 percent chance of flurries and a low of minus 3°C. Keep warm and stay 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 cautious when traveling due to potential icy conditions.

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