Armstrong and Whitesand FN Endure Chilly Weather: Light Snow and Flurries on the Horizon

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Today’s Climate: Overcast with Snowfall Expected

Early risers in Armstrong and Whitesand First Nation communities were greeted with a brisk -20°C under mostly cloudy skies at 5:40 am.

The barometric pressure holds steady at 102.1 kPa, with humidity at 82% and calm winds. This marks the beginning of a cooling trend expected to last until Monday. Today will see cloudy skies with light snow starting this morning, anticipated to accumulate up to 2 cm.

Winds will pick up slightly to 15 km/h, but temperatures will modestly rise to a high of -2°C. The wind chill will make it feel much colder, with morning temperatures feeling like -27°C and improving slightly to -5°C in the afternoon.

Tonight’s Conditions: Flurries Possible with Partly Cloudy Skies

The evening is forecasted to be partly cloudy with a 30% chance of flurries. Winds from the west at 20 km/h will become light after midnight, with temperatures dropping to a low of -11°C. The wind chill will bring a sharper bite to the air, feeling closer to -16°C.

Forecast Summary: Continued Cold with Sun and Snow Ahead

The cold snap continues into Thursday, with another light snowfall expected, adding another 2 cm to the ground. Northerly winds at 20 km/h will see the high start at -9°C but drop to -15°C by the afternoon, with wind chills ranging from -16°C in the morning to -22°C later in the day.

Thursday night will have cloudy periods with a 30% chance of more flurries and a significant drop in temperature to -29°C.

Friday offers a break from the snow with sunny skies, though it will remain cold with a high of -15°C. The night brings back cloudy periods with temperatures falling to -19°C.

Residents of Armstrong and Whitesand First Nation should prepare for continued cold weather, dressing warmly and staying informed about the weather conditions to navigate the days ahead safely.

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