Fort Frances Weather Forecast Light Snow and Falling Temperatures

Winter Weather Update

FORT FRANCES – WEATHER – Fort Frances residents are facing a cool start at -11°C early this morning, with weather conditions marked by light snow.

The barometer indicates a rising pressure at 102.1 kPa, suggesting a gradual shift in the weather pattern. Humidity is relatively high at 74%, and northwest winds at 21 km/h are making the effective temperature feel more like -19°C due to the wind chill factor.

Today’s Forecast

The day will see periods of light snow coming to an end by this afternoon, transitioning to cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries. The wind, remaining northwest, will gust up to 40 km/h, pushing the high to -8°C.

However, the wind chill will make it feel as cold as -20°C in the morning, improving slightly to -15°C by the afternoon.

Tonight’s Conditions

The evening is expected to remain mainly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of continued flurries. The northwest wind will persist at 20 km/h, lowering the temperature to a low of -18°C. The wind chill will make it feel like -17°C in the evening, dropping further to -27°C overnight, heightening the risk of frostbite.

Extended Weather Outlook

  • Friday: The day starts mainly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of morning flurries, clearing by the afternoon. The northwest wind will continue at 20 km/h, with a high of -13°C and wind chills reaching -28°C in the morning and -22°C in the afternoon. The UV index will be low at 1.
  • Weekend Forecast: Saturday and Sunday will remain cold, with highs of -6°C and -5°C, respectively. Both days will feature cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of flurries on Saturday, tapering to a 30 percent chance on Sunday. Nighttime temperatures will drop to lows of -13°C on Saturday and -18°C on Sunday night, with cloudy periods.

Given the forecast, residents of Fort Frances are urged to dress warmly in layers, cover all exposed skin, and limit time spent outdoors to prevent frostbite.

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