Weather – Vermilion Bay and Dryden: Light Snow and Blowing Snow Expected

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Vermilion Bay and Dryden: Residents in Vermilion Bay and Dryden can expect light snow and blowing snow in the coming two days.

Here’s a breakdown of the weather forecast:

Current Conditions:

  • Temperature: At 4:30 AM CST, it’s currently minus 8°C with overcast skies at the Dryden Airport.

Monday, December 11:

  • Morning Flurries: The day kicks off with cloudy skies and a 30 percent chance of flurries this morning.
  • Afternoon Snowfall: Later in the afternoon, periods of light snow are expected to begin.
  • Wind Shift: The wind direction will shift from an early morning westward breeze at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h.
  • High Temperature: Despite the snow, the daytime high is predicted to reach minus 5°C. However, wind chill factors will be significant, with minus 17°C in the morning and minus 12°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 northwest winds at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h.
  • Overnight Low: Temperatures will drop to minus 12°C, with a wind chill of minus 22°C in the evening and overnight.

Tuesday, December 12:

  • Flurries Ending: Tuesday morning will see flurries and blowing snow, which are expected to end in the afternoon.
  • Cloudy Skies: The day will continue with cloudy conditions.
  • High Temperature: The daytime high will remain steady near minus 10°C.
  • Winds: Westerly winds at 30 km/h will gust to 50 km/h.
  • Wind Chill: Wind chill factors will be noticeable, with minus 22°C in the morning and minus 17°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 18°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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