Sioux Lookout – February 5 Forecast: Foggy Start with Potential Drizzle and Freezing Conditions

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The advisory, issued at 2:54 AM EST on Monday, February 5, 2024, specifically affects travel on Highways 105, 11, and 17.

SIOUX LOOKOUT – WEATHER – As of 5:20 AM CST, Sioux Lookout is under a fog advisory, with current conditions showing mist and a temperature of 0°C. The barometric pressure holds steady at 102.3 kPa, with humidity at full saturation. Light winds from the SSE at 3 km/h contribute to a calm but mist-laden morning.

Today’s Weather Dynamics

The fog is expected to lift later in the morning, transitioning to cloudy skies throughout the day. There’s a 30 percent chance of encountering drizzle in the afternoon, with a risk of freezing drizzle noted for the morning hours. Winds will pick up slightly, reaching up to 15 km/h, and temperatures are set to rise to a mild +4°C. However, the wind chill this morning may feel as cold as -4°C.

Evening Conditions and Overnight Forecast

Heading into the night, the skies will remain cloudy, with a continuing 30 percent chance of drizzle. The risk of freezing drizzle returns as temperatures drop, with winds maintaining a gentle pace. The expected low is -5°C, but with the wind chill, it could feel closer to -8°C, indicating a chilly night ahead.

Looking Ahead to Tuesday

Tuesday presents mainly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of morning drizzle transitioning to rain showers or flurries around noon. The risk of freezing drizzle persists into the morning and afternoon, making for slippery conditions. Light winds up to 15 km/h will continue, and the day’s high is again forecast at +4°C, with a morning wind chill potentially reaching -9°C. The UV index remains low at 1.

Tuesday Night Weather Outlook

The night promises cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries, and temperatures slightly warmer than the previous night at a low of -2°C.

Residents and travellers in Sioux Lookout, especially those planning to fly from Sioux Lookout Airport, should stay informed about the fog advisory and its potential impact on visibility and flight schedules. Adjusting travel plans and staying prepared for changing weather conditions is advised to navigate this foggy start to the week safely.

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