Pickle Lake Weather Outlook for Family Day 2024 Weekend

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The light dusting of snow gets airborne in Pikangikum as the North Star Air Basler BT-67 lands.
The light dusting of snow gets airborne in Pikangikum as the North Star Air Basler BT-67 lands.

Residents of Pickle Lake are waking up to a cold Sunday morning, with temperatures starting at -18°C accompanied by light snow. The local airport reports a barometric pressure of 100.7 kPa, with humidity levels at 73%.

North-northwest winds are particularly strong, blowing at 17 km/h and gusting up to 39 km/h, creating a wind chill factor of -27°C. The community is under a frostbite alert due to these harsh conditions.

Weather Forecast Details:

  • Today: Light snow is expected to end this morning, giving way to a mix of sun and cloud. Winds from the northwest will increase to 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h, keeping temperatures steady near -15°C. Wind chill values are expected to hover around -28°C, continuing the risk of frostbite. The UV index is projected to be low at 1.
  • Tonight: The weather will turn partly cloudy, with northwest winds slowing to 20 km/h and becoming light by early evening. Temperatures are expected to drop to a low of -26°C, with wind chill values of -24 this evening and plummeting to -30 overnight, indicating a significant risk of frostbite.
  • Monday, February 19: The forecast predicts mainly sunny skies, with winds up to 15 km/h. The high for the day is set at -14°C, but morning wind chill values could reach a severe -31°C, warming slightly to -17°C in the afternoon. The risk of frostbite remains high, with a low UV index of 1.
  • Monday Night: Clear skies are expected, with a low of -23°C, signaling another cold night for the area.

For those planning to visit or travel through Pickle Lake, it’s crucial to take this weather forecast into account. The extreme cold and high risk of frostbite necessitate proper winter attire, including multiple layers, hats, gloves, and face protection.

Residents should also ensure their vehicles are equipped for winter conditions.

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