Weather – Fort Frances Forecast Light Snow, Blowing Snow, and Chilly Temperatures

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Fort Frances: Residents in Fort Frances can expect light snow, blowing snow, and chilly temperatures in the coming days. Here’s a breakdown of the weather forecast:

Current Conditions:

  • Temperature: At 4:35 AM CST, it’s currently minus 7°C with cloudy skies.

Monday, December 11:

  • Light Snow: The day begins with cloudy skies and a 60 percent chance of light snow.
  • Wind Shift: Later in the morning, the wind is expected to shift from southwest, becoming 20 km/h gusting to 40 km/h near noon.
  • High Temperature: Despite the light snow, the daytime high is predicted to reach minus 3°C. However, wind chill factors will be significant, with minus 15°C in the morning and minus 9°C in the afternoon.

Tonight:

  • Flurries and Blowing Snow: The night will bring flurries along with local blowing snow. An estimated accumulation of 2 cm is expected.
  • Windy Conditions: Expect strong west winds at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h.
  • Overnight Low: Temperatures will drop to minus 10°C, with a wind chill of minus 9°C in the evening and minus 18°C overnight.

Tuesday, December 12:

  • Flurries Ending: Tuesday morning will see flurries, which are expected to end near noon.
  • Clearing Skies: The day will continue with clearing skies.
  • High Temperature: The daytime high will remain steady near minus 9°C.
  • Winds: Northwest winds at 30 km/h will gust to 50 km/h.
  • Wind Chill: Wind chill factors will be noticeable, with minus 20°C in the morning and minus 14°C in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night:

  • Clear Skies: Tuesday night will be clear with no precipitation expected.
  • Low Temperature: The overnight low will drop to minus 19°C.

Weather Trivia: Did you know that snowflakes are not always white? Snowflakes can come in various colors, including blue and pink. These unique colors result from the way light interacts with the ice crystals in the snowflake.

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