Kenora and Lake of the Woods: Snowy Start with Chilly Winds


January 22, 2024 – Kenora and Lake of the Woods, Ontario

Current Weather at 7:15 AM CST

Kenora is experiencing light snow and a temperature of -10°C early this morning. North winds at 10 km/h are creating a wind chill of -16°C. The barometric pressure is 101.6 kPa and is on the rise, indicating a potential shift in weather patterns.

Forecast for Today, January 22, 2024

Daytime: The periods of snow are expected to end this morning, followed by a cloudy sky with a 30 percent chance of flurries. Winds will remain mild at up to 15 km/h. The high temperature for the day is forecasted to be -8°C, with a wind chill near -15°C.

Night: The evening will see partly cloudy skies. Winds will continue at up to 15 km/h. The low temperature will be around -16°C, with a wind chill of -14°C in the evening and dropping to -22°C overnight.

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Daytime: Cloudy conditions are expected with mild winds up to 15 km/h. The high will be -5°C, with a wind chill of -22°C in the morning and -10°C in the afternoon.

Night: The night will remain cloudy with a low of -4°C.

Historical Weather Context

On January 21st, Kenora and Lake of the Woods have experienced a range of temperatures historically, with the warmest being 5°C in 1942 and the coldest at -39.4°C in 1963.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Residents should dress warmly in layers to combat the cold and wind chill. A heavy coat, gloves, a hat, and warm boots are essential for staying comfortable in these conditions.

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