Mainly Cloudy with a Mix of Flurries and Freezing Rain
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Daytime Forecast – Mainly Cloudy with Flurries and Freezing Rain: Wednesday in Thunder Bay starts off mainly cloudy with a 60 percent chance of flurries or ice pellets in the morning and early afternoon. There’s also a risk of freezing rain, so be cautious on the roads. The wind will become south at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h near noon, then light late in the afternoon. Highs today will reach plus 1°C, but the morning will feel much colder with a wind chill of minus 14°C. UV index is low at 1.
Nighttime – Partly Cloudy: Wednesday night sees a transition to cloudy skies, becoming partly cloudy in the evening. The wind will be up to 15 km/h. Lows will drop to minus 7°C, with a wind chill of minus 10°C overnight.
Thursday, December 7, 2023
A Mix of Sun and Cloud with Warmer Temperatures
Daytime – Mix of Sun and Cloud: Thursday brings a mix of sun and cloud with milder temperatures, as highs reach plus 2°C.
Night – Cloudy Periods: The night will have cloudy periods with lows around zero.
Dress warmly in the morning due to the wind chill and the risk of freezing rain. Start with thermal clothing, add a heavy winter jacket, a warm scarf, and insulated boots. Gloves and a snug hat are essential. As temperatures rise in the afternoon, you can shed some layers.
Weather Trivia: Freezing rain is a weather condition where raindrops freeze upon contact with surfaces at or below freezing temperatures. It can lead to treacherous icy conditions, especially on roads and sidewalks.