Fort Frances Marks Family Day with Cold Start and Sunny Outlook

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Winter Weather Update

FORT FRANCES – WEATHER – Fort Frances residents are waking up to a cold Family Day holiday, with early morning temperatures at -20°C. The barometer, reading 102.1 kPa and on the rise, signals improving weather conditions despite the chilly start.

The day is set to be sunny, with winds reaching up to 15 km/h, promising some relief from the cold. However, the wind chill is expected to remain severe in the morning at -24°C, becoming slightly more bearable at -6°C in the afternoon. The UV index is low at 1, indicating minimal sun exposure risk.

As the evening approaches, the clear skies will continue, and the temperature is expected to drop to a low of -11°C. The wind chill will make it feel slightly colder than the actual temperature, at -9°C in the evening and dropping further to -16°C overnight.

Looking ahead to Tuesday, the day starts with clear skies, becoming cloudy by the morning. There’s a 30 percent chance of flurries by late afternoon, with the wind chill making it feel like -16°C in the morning despite the actual high reaching a slightly warmer plus 1°C.

The UV index will stay low, reflecting the limited sunlight penetration through the clouds.

The weather pattern for Wednesday shows a mix of sun and cloud, with a high of -1°C, offering a bit of respite from the earlier cold. However, the night brings a 30 percent chance of flurries and a low of -10°C, underlining the fluctuating nature of weather in Fort Frances.

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