Thunder Bay at -20c to Start January 8, 2024!

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Trash Can at Thunder Bay Transit Stop buried in snow

Thunder Bay – WEATHER – In Thunder Bay, the day begins under mainly cloudy skies at a frosty -20°C, as recorded at 8:00 AM EST. The town is enveloped in a cold blanket, setting a wintry tone for the day ahead.

If your travel today relies on Thunder Bay Transit note the following update:

Please Note: Route 2 Crosstown to Waterfront on weekdays will be reduced to 30 minute service between 7:00am and 5:30pm. Departures from Confederation College will be 15 minutes past and 45 minutes past the hour

Please Note: Route 2 Crosstown to College on weekdays will be reduced to 30 minute service between 7:00am and 5:30pm. Departures from Waterfront will be 15 minutes past and 45 minutes past the hour

Due to staffing issues some trips may be cancelled. #1 Westfort to Current River 6:27, 8:52 #1 Current River to Westfort 7:37, 10:07-10:40

Due to staffing issues some trips may be cancelled. #7 Hudson 9:00, 100:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00 #11 John 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30

Today, Thunder Bay’s residents face mainly cloudy conditions with a 40 percent chance of flurries by late afternoon. The wind, while only reaching up to 15 km/h, has a significant impact on how cold it feels. The high for the day is expected to be -6°C, but with the wind chill, it will feel like a biting -26°C in the morning, improving somewhat to -11°C in the afternoon. This discrepancy highlights the importance of dressing warmly and being prepared for changing conditions.

Tonight, the forecast indicates a shift to snowy weather. Thunder Bay is expected to receive a considerable amount of snow, ranging from 5 to 10 cm. The wind continues at a gentle pace of up to 15 km/h. The temperature will remain steady near -6°C, with the wind chill making it feel close to -11°C throughout the night.

Looking ahead to Tuesday, 9th January, snow is expected to stop in the morning, giving way to cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries. The local snow accumulation might reach around 2 cm. The wind maintains its gentle strength of up to 15 km/h. The high for the day will be slightly warmer at -4°C, but the wind chill will persist near -11°C, making it feel just as cold as the previous day.

Tuesday night will bring cloudy periods, with the temperature dropping to a low of -17°C, marking another chilly night in Thunder Bay.

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