Vermilion Bay and Dryden – Light Snow and Chilling Winds Winding Down Week

Dryden Winter

Early risers in Vermilion Bay and Dryden are greeted with a chilly -14°C and light snowfall, as observed at the Dryden Airport. The barometer reads a steady 102.0 kPa, indicating stable yet cold atmospheric conditions.

Humidity is at 77%, contributing to the crisp air, while gusty winds from the west-northwest at 17 to 30 km/h push the wind chill down to a frigid -22°C.

Today’s Weather Update: The day will see periods of light snow ceasing by the afternoon, leading to cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries.

With northwest winds blowing at 20 km/h, the temperature is expected to reach a high of -8°C. However, the wind chill factor will make it feel like -20°C in the morning and slightly warmer at -15°C in the afternoon.

Tonight’s Forecast: The evening remains cloudy with a 30 percent chance of flurries. The wind continues from the northwest at 20 km/h, bringing the low to -19°C.

The wind chill will make it feel like -18°C early in the evening, dropping to -29°C overnight, significantly increasing the risk of frostbite.

Looking Ahead: Friday promises a mix of sun and cloud with a 40 percent chance of morning flurries. The wind chill in the morning could feel as cold as -29°C, warming slightly to -22°C in the afternoon despite the high being only -15°C. The UV index will remain low at 1, indicating minimal sunlight exposure.

The weekend forecast suggests slightly warmer conditions with highs of -7°C on Saturday and Sunday, though cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of flurries persist.

Nighttime temperatures will remain cold, especially on Sunday night when the low reaches -21°C.

Residents of Vermilion Bay and Dryden are advised to take precautions against the cold, especially in protecting against frostbite. Dressing in layers, covering exposed skin, and staying updated on weather conditions are essential measures.

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