Sioux Lookout: Bracing for a Bright but Frosty Outlook

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Sioux Lookout Weather Desk

SIOUX LOOKOUT – WEATHER – In Sioux Lookout, the early hours of the morning present a frosty scene at -24°C under partly cloudy skies. The barometric pressure is on the rise, currently at 102.3 kPa, with high humidity levels at 80%. The calm winds provide a small respite from the cold, yet the day ahead promises a mix of sun and potential frostbite risks.

Today’s forecast suggests sunny skies with winds picking up to 15 km/h, pushing temperatures to a high of -10°C. However, the wind chill factor will significantly lower perceived temperatures to -31°C in the morning and -13°C in the afternoon. Residents are advised to take precautions against frostbite, a real risk under these conditions. The UV index remains low at 1, indicating minimal sunburn risk but not negating the need for protective measures against the cold.

Tonight, the clear skies continue, with wind speeds maintaining up to 15 km/h. The temperature is expected to drop to -18°C, with wind chill factors of -17°C in the evening and -24°C overnight, further extending the period during which frostbite could occur.

The outlook for Tuesday, 20th February, starts with sunny skies, gradually becoming cloudier in the early afternoon. Winds will stay steady at up to 15 km/h, with a high reaching -2°C. Morning wind chill values are expected to be around -25°C, improving slightly to -4°C in the afternoon. The UV index remains low, continuing the trend of minimal solar radiation exposure risk.

Wednesday, 21st February, will see cloudy skies throughout the day, with a high of -5°C, indicating a slightly warmer but still cold day. The night is expected to bring cloudy skies once again, with a 30 percent chance of flurries and a low of -15°C.

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