Winnipeg Weather Forecast: A Mix of Sunny Days and Chilly Nights Ahead

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Winnipeg's Famous Portage and Main
Winnipeg's Famous Portage and Main

Winnipeggers can expect a sunny start with a brief warm-up before a snowy conclusion to the weekend

Today’s Sunny Outlook

The day in Winnipeg kicks off at a frosty -15°C, with clear skies and a wind chill making it feel like -24°C. Winds from the NNE at 18 km/h will become lighter as the day progresses. Expect mainly sunny skies with a high of -8°C. Morning wind chills will be harsh at -23°C but will improve slightly to -13°C by the afternoon. The UV index remains low at 1, indicating minimal sun exposure risk.

Tonight

The evening will remain clear, but winds will shift to the south at 30 km/h, gusting up to 50 km/h, bringing the low to -12°C. Evening wind chills are expected to drop to -20°C.

Saturday’s Slight Warm-Up

Saturday maintains the sunny streak, with south winds continuing at 30 km/h and gusting to 50 km/h before shifting west. An unexpected high of 8°C offers a brief respite from the cold, although morning wind chills will still feel like -13°C. The UV index stays low.

Saturday night introduces cloudy periods and a 30% chance of flurries with continued windy conditions. The low will hover around -8°C.

Sunday’s Clearing and Snow

Sunday will see clearing skies with a high reaching 0°C. However, the night brings periods of snow and a low of -4°C, potentially impacting early week commutes.

Safety Tips: Residents are advised to dress in layers and stay informed about the changing weather conditions, especially when planning outdoor activities. With the fluctuating temperatures and potential snow, it’s crucial to prepare for slippery roads and sidewalks.

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