Thunder Bay Faces Chilly Morning Get Set for Mixed Weather Week

Frostbite can be prevented

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Thunder Bay residents are experiencing a stark temperature drop this morning, with temperatures plunging to -21°C under mainly clear skies, a significant change from Sunday’s high of -3°C.

The barometer, showing 102.3 kPa and rising, indicates stabilizing weather conditions despite the cold. Humidity is high at 79%, contributing to the chilly feel, with winds coming from the west at 7 km/h.

The wind chill has reached a brisk -27°C, highlighting the risk of frostbite for anyone exposed to the elements. Today’s weather is expected to be sunny, transitioning to a mix of sun and cloud, with wind speeds potentially reaching up to 15 km/h.

The high for today is forecasted at -6°C, with wind chill values making it feel as cold as -28°C in the morning and improving slightly to -10°C in the afternoon. The UV index remains low at 1, indicating minimal risk from solar radiation.

Tonight, the skies will be partly cloudy, with fog patches expected to develop overnight. The wind will continue at up to 15 km/h, with a low temperature of -12°C and a wind chill nearing -16°C, maintaining the need for caution against the cold.

The weather outlook for Tuesday shows a mix of sun and cloud, becoming cloudier in the afternoon. Morning fog patches are expected to dissipate, with wind speeds steady at up to 15 km/h. Temperatures are set to reach a high of +2°C, but the wind chill in the morning will still be a factor at -15°C. The UV index will again be low.

Wednesday’s forecast predicts cloudy skies with a 30 percent chance of flurries and a high of -1°C, continuing the trend of variable weather conditions. The night is expected to remain cloudy, with a low of -10°C.

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