Sioux Lookout Weather: Fluctuating Temperatures and Wind Chills Ahead

Winter is a great time to get out, embrace the weather and enjoy the outdoors
Winter is a great time to get out, embrace the weather and enjoy the outdoors

SIOUX LOOKOUT – WEATHER – Sioux Lookout residents are starting Thursday with the mercury at -6°C under cloudy skies as of 5:15 AM CST, and the barometric pressure showing a downward trend at 100.7 kPa.

The humidity stands at 77%, with south winds blowing at a gentle 7 km/h, making the wind chill feel closer to -9°C.

Early Morning Overview

The early hours bring calm before a shift in weather dynamics, with the pressure falling and indicating an incoming change. Cloudy skies currently dominate, but the day promises a mix of conditions.

Today’s Forecast

The forecast for today includes a blend of sun and cloud, with a 30% chance of flurries in the morning, escalating to more consistent flurries near noon.

Winds are expected to shift, starting from the southwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 50, then turning northwest at 30 km/h, also gusting to 50, early in the afternoon.

The day’s high is anticipated at -2°C, but wind chills will make it feel like -10°C in the morning and -15°C in the afternoon, with a low UV index of 1.

Frostbite A Factor Outdoors Tonight!

Tonight, the flurry activity is expected to cease early, leading to partly cloudy skies. However, winds from the north at 30 km/h, gusting to 50, will become lighter after midnight. Temperatures are set to plummet to -26°C, with wind chills dropping to -15°C in the evening and a severe -33°C overnight, highlighting a significant risk of frostbite.

Weekend Weather

Looking ahead to Friday, the area is forecasted to enjoy sunny skies, with winds shifting northwest at 20 km/h in the early afternoon, leading to a high of -11°C. Morning wind chills are expected to feel as cold as -31°C, softening slightly to -17°C in the afternoon, continuing the frostbite warning. The night will be clear with a low of -19°C.

The weekend forecasts a mix of sun and cloud on Saturday, with temperatures potentially reaching a high of 0°C. However, the night brings cloudy periods and a 30% chance of flurries, with a low of -5°C. Sunday sees a return to cloudier skies with a 40% chance of flurries and a high of -3°C, followed by a night of cloudy periods and a low of -12°C.

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