Thunder Bay: Mild and Cloudy Days Lead to a Mild Christmas

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Thunder Bay Weather Report – Friday, December 22

Thunder Bay experiences a mild start at +2°C this morning.

Today: The day will be cloudy, with a 40% chance of flurries or drizzle changing to a 30% chance of drizzle around noon. There’s also a risk of freezing drizzle this morning. Fog patches are expected to dissipate, making way for a high of +3°C.

Tonight: The cloudy weather continues, along with a 30% chance of drizzle. Fog patches will develop near midnight, with temperatures holding steady near zero.

Wardrobe Suggestion: Dress in warm layers, especially for the morning, and consider an umbrella for the drizzle.

Saturday, December 23

Expect another cloudy day, with a 30% chance of drizzle and fog patches dissipating in the morning. The temperature will be quite mild for December, reaching a high of +5°C.

Night: The night will remain cloudy, with a low of +3°C. A mild evening in the forecast.

Sunday, December 24 (Christmas Eve)

Christmas Eve brings cloudy skies with a 70% chance of rain or snow, and a high of +5°C. It’s a day to be prepared for either precipitation.

Night: Cloudiness continues with a 70% chance of rain or snow, and a low around zero. A wet and potentially snowy night before Christmas.

Monday, December 25 (Christmas Day)

Christmas Day will see a mix of sun and cloud, with a high of -1°C. A cooler but pleasant day for holiday activities.

Wardrobe Suggestion: Prepare for a mix of weather on Christmas Day. Warm layers will be essential, especially as the temperature drops in the evening.

Weather Trivia: Did you know that the fluctuation between rain and snow is common in Thunder Bay during winter, especially when temperatures hover around the freezing mark?

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