Weather Update – Fort Frances Grapples with Sharp Cold and Sunny Start

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It is now Winter yet and no there isn't snow Yet! Just an appetizer for the coming winter.

Sharp Cold and Sunny Start for Monday January 8, 2024

Fort Frances – Weather – At 6:50 AM, Fort Frances registers a brisk -21°C, with the sun rising to illuminate a clear morning sky. Despite the sunshine, residents face a sharp chill as they start their day, a reminder of winter’s firm grip on the region.

The day in Fort Frances is marked by a sunny start, offering a bright but cold morning. The wind is gentle, blowing at up to 15 km/h, but it significantly impacts the perceived temperature. The high for today is expected at -8°C, yet the wind chill adds an extra bite, plunging to -24°C in the morning and slightly improving to -11°C in the afternoon. The UV index remains low at 1, indicating minimal risk from ultraviolet radiation.

As the afternoon progresses, the skies will gradually cloud over, setting the stage for tonight’s weather. The evening forecast predicts a 60 percent chance of flurries under cloudy skies. The wind remains steady at up to 15 km/h, contributing to a nighttime low of -15°C. The wind chill is set to make the evening feel like -12°C, dropping further to -19°C overnight.

Looking ahead to Tuesday, 9th January, Fort Frances is expected to see cloudy skies throughout the day. The wind continues at a calm pace of up to 15 km/h. Despite the cloud cover, the high for the day will reach -10°C. The wind chill will be particularly noticeable, feeling like -21°C in the morning and -13°C in the afternoon.

Tuesday night offers a change, with the skies clearing up and the temperature dropping to a low of -22°C, marking another cold night in Fort Frances.

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