January 6, 2024 Weather Overview: Winter’s Grip Tightens on Thunder Bay

Weather in Thunder Bay on January 6, 2024

Blustery Snowfall Marks the Weekend

Thunder Bay – Weather – The city is bracing for a snowy and windy weekend as winter weather intensifies in the region.

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Today’s Weather Scenario:

  • Thunder Bay wakes up to snowfall, with an expected accumulation of 5 to 10 cm.
  • Winds from the northeast at 30 km/h will become lighter as the day progresses.
  • The high for today is forecasted to be -1°C, but wind chill factors will make it feel like -15°C in the morning, improving slightly to -3°C in the afternoon.

Expectations for Tonight:

  • The snow will continue into the night, with an additional 2 cm expected.
  • Light winds will persist, with temperatures dropping to a low of -4°C.
  • The evening will feel chillier due to a wind chill of -3°C, intensifying to -8°C overnight.

Looking Ahead – Sunday and Monday:

  • Sunday morning will see the end of the snowfall, followed by clearing skies.
  • However, temperatures will drop significantly to -10°C and remain steady, with a wind chill near -18°C.
  • Monday will bring cloudy skies with a 30% chance of flurries and a high of -3°C.
  • The low on Monday night will be around -12°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations:

  • Layering is key to staying warm in these conditions. Start with a thermal base layer.
  • A waterproof and insulated outer layer will protect against snow and wind.
  • Don’t forget to wear a hat, gloves, and a scarf to prevent heat loss from the head and extremities.
  • Thermal socks and waterproof boots are essential for keeping your feet warm and dry.

Weather Trivia: Thunder Bay often experiences significant snowfall in January, making it a wonderland for winter sports enthusiasts.

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