Kenora Weather: Chilly Winds and Cooler Temperatures to Wind Down Work Week

Weather Update Canadian Lynx in Snow

Seasonal Winter Weather Ahead

Kenora residents are experiencing brisk conditions early this morning, with temperatures at -15°C at the airport, accompanied by light snow.

The barometer, currently at 102.1 kPa, is on the rise, suggesting a slight shift in weather patterns. Humidity stands at 82%, contributing to the chilly air that envelops the area. Winds are gusty, ranging from 12 to 27 km/h from the west-northwest, creating a wind chill that makes it feel significantly colder at -22°C.

Today’s Forecast

The day will see an end to the periods of light snow by this afternoon, transitioning to mainly cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries. Winds from the northwest at 20 km/h will persist, with the day’s high anticipated to be -10°C. Wind chill factors will vary, feeling like -23°C in the morning and improving slightly to -18°C by the afternoon.

Tonight’s Weather

The evening will remain mainly cloudy, with a continued 30 percent chance of flurries. The northwest wind will maintain its pace at 20 km/h, leading to a low of -20°C. The wind chill is expected to drop further to -30°C overnight, raising concerns about the risk of frostbite.

Looking Ahead to Weekend

Friday will offer a mix of sun and cloud, with skies clearing by late afternoon.

Winds will shift from northwest to southwest at 20 km/h in the afternoon, with a high of -16°C. Morning wind chill values could reach -30°C, only slightly improving to -22°C in the afternoon, underscoring the ongoing risk of frostbite. The UV index remains low at 1.

The weekend forecast suggests a slight warming trend, with Saturday and Sunday highs reaching -6°C, although cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of flurries will continue.

Nighttime temperatures will dip to -15°C on Saturday night and -18°C on Sunday night, with varying chances of flurries throughout.

Given these conditions, Kenora residents are advised to dress in layers, minimize exposure to the cold, and stay informed on the latest weather updates. Protecting oneself from the wind chill and frostbite is crucial during this cold spell.

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