Sioux Lookout Weather Frostbite Concerns Amidst Cold Snap

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Current Weather Conditions in Sioux Lookout

Sioux Lookout is experiencing light snow at a temperature of -19°C as of 5:00 AM CST. The barometer shows 102.6 kPa and is rising, with humidity at 75%. North winds are blowing at 11 km/h, creating a wind chill that feels like -26°C.

Today’s Weather Outlook

The day will remain mainly cloudy with a 30% chance of flurries early in the morning, followed by clearing skies in the afternoon.

Winds will shift from northwest at 20 km/h to lighter breezes by late afternoon.

Temperatures are expected to reach a high of -16°C, with wind chill factors dropping to -29°C in the morning and -22°C in the afternoon, indicating a risk of frostbite. The UV index is predicted to be low at 1.

Tonight

The evening will start with a few clouds, but cloudiness will increase around midnight, followed by periods of light snow. Winds are expected to turn southwest at 20 km/h before morning, with temperatures dropping to -19°C and wind chill values near -28°C, maintaining the risk of frostbite.

Weekend Forecast

  • Saturday, February 17: The day is set to bring periods of snow with accumulation expected between 2 to 4 cm. Southwest winds will blow at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h. The high is forecasted at -7°C, with wind chill making it feel like -26°C in the morning and -14°C in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night: Expect cloudy skies with a 40% chance of flurries and a low of -15°C.
  • Sunday, February 18: A mix of sun and cloud is anticipated, with a 30% chance of flurries. The high will be -10°C, leading into a clear night with a low of -23°C.

Residents of Sioux Lookout are advised to dress warmly and take necessary precautions to protect against frostbite due to the forecasted cold temperatures and wind chill effects. Staying informed on weather updates is crucial during this period of fluctuating winter conditions.

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