Sioux Lookout Braces for Cold Snap and Snow
Sioux Lookout residents are facing a chilly start to their week, with temperatures plunging to -21°C under clear skies. The calm before the snow sees a rising barometer at 102.1 kPa and humidity at 83%, setting the stage for mainly sunny skies today but with a significant wind chill factor making outdoor conditions harsh.
Today’s Outlook: Biting Cold with Sunny Spells
The day promises mainly sunny skies, with winds picking up to 15 km/h and temperatures reaching a high of -6°C. Despite the sunshine, the wind chill will drop to -28°C in the morning and -10°C in the afternoon, posing a risk of frostbite.
Tonight: Clouds Gather as Temperatures Dip
This evening, a few clouds will roll in, turning to increased cloudiness around midnight. Temperatures will fall to a low of -10°C, with wind chills making it feel colder at -12°C to -17°C overnight.
Wednesday Forecast: Snow Arrives with Freezing Drizzle
Midweek brings light snow and a possible freezing drizzle in the morning, accumulating to about 2 cm. The wind will become more pronounced, gusting from the west at 20 km/h to 40 km/h. Despite a high of -3°C, the wind chill will linger around -14°C to -9°C throughout the day.
Extended Outlook: Flurries and Cold Persist
The weather pattern continues with cloudy skies and a 30 percent chance of flurries on Thursday, with highs struggling to -11°C and nighttime lows dropping to a frigid -24°C.