January 3, 2024 – Thunder Bay Weather Forecast

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Thunder Bay Weather Update: Cold and Clearing Skies Ahead

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – It is winter again. Streets and sidewalks are somewhat slippery in places this morning. Drive with your personal caution sign flashing.

Current Conditions (January 3, 2024):

  • Temperature: A frosty start at -6°C, accompanied by light snow.
  • Today’s Weather: The day begins with mainly cloudy skies and a 40% chance of flurries. Look forward to clearer skies around noon.
  • Wind: Northwest winds at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h.
  • Temperature Trend: Brace for a colder afternoon as the mercury dips to -10°C.
  • Wind Chill: It feels colder than the thermometer reads –12°C in the morning and -18°C in the afternoon.

Tonight’s Forecast:

  • Skies: Expect clear skies.
  • Wind: Light winds at up to 15 km/h.
  • Temperature: The night will be frigid with a low of -21°C.
  • Wind Chill: Dress warmly for an evening that feels like -18°C, dropping to a biting -25°C overnight.

Looking Ahead – Thursday, January 4, 2024:

  • General Weather: Mostly sunny with gentle winds.
  • Wind: About 15 km/h.
  • High Temperature: Reaching -10°C but feeling as chilly as -25°C in the morning due to wind chill.
  • UV Index: Low at 1.
  • Evening: Cloudy periods with a low of -12°C.

Friday, January 5, 2024:

  • Daytime: A mix of sun and cloud with a high near -9°C.
  • Night: Cloudy with a 30% chance of flurries and a low of -14°C.

Wardrobe Suggestions: Layer up with warm winter clothing, especially in the early morning and late evening when the wind chill is most severe.

Weather Trivia: Thunder Bay often experiences significant temperature variations in winter, with clear skies often bringing colder temperatures.

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