Winnipeg Weather Update: Bracing for Chilly Days Ahead

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Winnipeg – Weather – Winnipeg is headed into some cooler temperatures over the next few days. However nothing like the -36.7°C which is the coldest temperature for this day set back in 1968.

Current Conditions (January 3, 2024):

  • Temperature: -9°C in Winnipeg with a mainly cloudy sky.
  • Chance of Flurries: 30% chance of light snow flurries.
  • Wind: Gentle, blowing up to 15 km/h.
  • Wind Chill: Feels colder than the actual temperature, with a chill factor of -13°C this morning and dropping to -19°C in the afternoon.

Tonight’s Forecast:

  • Weather: The sky remains mainly cloudy.
  • Temperature: Expected to dip to a low of -15°C.
  • Wind Chill: Feeling like a frigid -21°C.
  • Wind: Continuing at speeds up to 15 km/h.

Looking Ahead – Thursday, January 4, 2024:

  • Morning Weather: A mix of sun and clouds.
  • Wind: Picking up to become south at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h around noon.
  • Temperature: A high of -9°C, but feeling much colder with a wind chill near -21°C.
  • UV Index: Low at 1.

Thursday Night and Friday Outlook:

  • Thursday Night: Expect cloudy periods with a low of -13°C.
  • Friday: The day will be cloudy, with a high of -9°C. Snow is likely at night, with temperatures holding steady at -13°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations: Ensure you’re bundled up well with insulated winter clothing. The wind chill factor is significantly lowering the apparent temperature, making it necessary to wear layers, gloves, and a hat.

Weather Trivia: Winnipeg is known for its frigid winters, often experiencing extreme wind chills due to strong winds, which can dramatically affect the perceived temperature.

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