North Sets Up for Frigid Weather: Sachigo Lake, Bearskin Lake, Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug Forecast

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North Star Air Basler BT-67 Photo credit: Phillipe Dobrzanski, Captain, PC12
North Star Air Basler BT-67 Photo credit: Phillipe Dobrzanski, Captain, PC12

Bearskin Lake, Sachigo Lake, and Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug Experience Deep Cold

At 5:30 AM, residents of Bearskin Lake, Sachigo Lake, and Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug are waking up to a frigid -20°C under cloudy skies. The barometric pressure holds steady at 102.1 kPa, reflecting stable but cold weather conditions.

With humidity at a high 87% and winds barely stirring from the south at 4 km/h, the day starts with a biting chill, compounded by a significant wind chill effect.

Today’s Forecast: Flurries and Persistent Cold

The forecast for today includes cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of morning flurries. The wind will pick up slightly to 15 km/h, pushing the day’s high to -12°C.

However, the wind chill factor will make it feel much colder, dropping to -27°C in the morning and improving slightly to -15°C by the afternoon. The UV index remains low at 1.

Tonight: Skies Clear as Temperatures Drop

This evening will see some clearing, although the wind will continue to blow up to 15 km/h. Temperatures are expected to fall to a low of -16°C, with the wind chill making it feel as cold as -18°C in the evening and dipping further to -24°C overnight.

Wednesday’s Weather: A Mix of Sun, Cloud, and Light Snow

Valentine’s Day promises a mix of sun and cloud with periods of light snow beginning in the afternoon. Light winds up to 15 km/h will persist, with a daytime high reaching -8°C.

Morning wind chill values will be particularly harsh at -24°C, becoming slightly less severe at -13°C in the afternoon. The UV index remains at 1, indicating low risk from sun exposure.

Extended Outlook: Continued Cold with Chance of Flurries

The cold spell continues into Thursday, with cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of flurries. Temperatures will struggle to reach a high of -20°C.

The night will bring clear skies but even colder conditions, as temperatures plummet to a low of -31°C, signalling one of the coldest nights of the week.

Residents of Bearskin Lake, Sachigo Lake, and Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug should prepare for a week of fluctuating weather conditions, from cloudy and snowy days to clear and extremely cold nights. Dressing warmly, keeping an eye on the weather forecasts, and taking precautions against frostbite and hypothermia are advisable during this cold spell.

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