Weather Overview: Snowy Scenes Persist in Sioux Lookout

Winter Weather Update

Bracing for More Snow and Chilly Winds

Sioux Lookout – WEATHER – As we progress through the weekend, Sioux Lookout faces continued snowfall and biting winds, keeping the temperatures significantly low.

Today’s Weather Overview:

  • The early hours start at -10°C with ongoing snowfall expected to leave 2 to 4 cm.
  • The east wind at 20 km/h will make the high of -6°C feel much colder, especially with a morning wind chill of -21°C.
  • The afternoon will offer a slight reprieve with the wind chill rising to -10°C.

Tonight’s Forecast:

  • The snow will taper off in the evening, but a 30% chance of flurries remains.
  • As the wind shifts to the north and picks up speed, gusting to 40 km/h, temperatures will drop to -14°C.
  • The wind chill will fluctuate between -13°C in the evening and -22°C overnight.

Looking Forward to Sunday and Monday:

  • Sunday morning will bring clearing skies, but the cold persists with steady temperatures around -14°C.
  • Wind chill will hover near -23°C, making it feel considerably colder.
  • Nighttime will be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of flurries and a low of -21°C.
  • Monday continues with cloudy skies and a 30% chance of flurries, highs around -12°C, and lows at -17°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations:

  • It’s essential to layer up to stay warm. Start with a base layer and add insulated clothing.
  • A windproof and waterproof outer layer will help shield against the snow and wind.
  • Don’t forget accessories like thermal gloves, a hat, and a scarf to protect exposed skin.
  • Footwear should be insulated and waterproof to handle snowy conditions.

Weather Trivia: Did you know that the largest snowflake ever recorded was 15 inches wide and 8 inches thick? This occurred at Fort Keogh, Montana, in 1887!

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