Sioux Lookout Weather Update: School Bus Cancellations and Possible Flight Delays

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Current Weather Conditions and School Bus Announcement

Sioux Lookout – REGIONAL WEATHER – As of 5:30 AM, Sioux Lookout is experiencing light rain with a temperature of +2°C. The barometric pressure is recorded at 100.2 kPa and continues to fall, indicating incoming inclement weather.

With humidity at a high of 97% and southeast winds at 14 km/h gusting to 30 km/h, conditions have led to the cancellation of all Sioux Lookout school buses today due to adverse weather and hazardous road conditions.

Travellers planning to fly are advised to check their flight statuses for any weather-related delays.

Today’s Forecast and Weather Advisory

The weather in Sioux Lookout today will see periods of rain mixed with snow, expecting to accumulate rainfall between 10 to 15 mm and reaching a high of +3°C. This mix of precipitation signals a need for caution among residents and commuters.

Evening and Tomorrow’s Weather Outlook

Tonight, the rain and snow mix is predicted to transition entirely to snow before the morning, with an expected snowfall of 2 cm and temperatures hovering around zero.

For Friday, February 9, Sioux Lookout should brace for periods of snow, accumulating 2 to 4 cm.

Winds will shift to the northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h by morning, causing temperatures to drop to -5°C in the afternoon with a wind chill factor of -13°C. The night forecast includes cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries and a low of -14°C.

Community and Travel Advisory

Residents are encouraged to stay updated on weather conditions and to plan accordingly, especially those needing to travel. The cancellation of school buses serves as a reminder to prioritize safety in challenging weather conditions. For those needing to navigate the roads, caution is advised due to the potential for slippery surfaces and reduced visibility.

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