Chilly Days Ahead in Winnipeg as Cold and Snow Hits

Frostbite can be prevented

Winter’s Chill Tightens its Grip on Winnipeg

WINNIPEG – WEATHER – Residents of Winnipeg are bracing for a series of cold days and even colder nights as the city experiences significant drops in temperature, accompanied by snow and frostbite risks.

Today’s Weather Dynamics

  • Winnipeg wakes up to a cold -8°C, expecting snow to end around noon.
  • The forecast includes a transition to a mix of sun and cloud, with northwest winds at 30 km/h.
  • Temperatures are set to fall to a biting -13°C in the afternoon, with wind chills making it feel as cold as -23°C.
  • A low UV index of 1 indicates minimal sun exposure risk.

Tonight’s Forecast

  • As evening approaches, the city will see partly cloudy skies.
  • Winds from the northwest at 20 km/h will become lighter towards midnight.
  • The temperature will plummet to -19°C, and with wind chill, it could feel as cold as -28°C.
  • Residents should be aware of the risk of frostbite in such frigid conditions.

Looking Ahead

  • Sunday promises to be cloudy with a high of only -14°C, continuing the trend of cold weather.
  • The night might bring a 60% chance of flurries and a low of -18°C.
  • Monday’s forecast is similar, with cloudy skies, a 60% chance of flurries, and a high of -13°C.
  • The night is expected to clear up but will be exceptionally cold at -20°C.

Winnipeggers’ Guide to Staying Warm

  • It’s crucial to dress warmly in layers, with a wind-resistant outer layer.
  • Cover exposed skin to prevent frostbite, which can occur quickly under such conditions.
  • Keep an emergency kit in your vehicle, including blankets, extra clothing, and hot packs, especially for long drives.
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