Whitesand and Armstrong Weather Update: Bracing for a Chilly Weekend with Flurries and Strong Winds

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Current Conditions: A Frosty Morning in Whitesand and Armstrong

As of 7:00 AM, residents of Whitesand and Armstrong are experiencing a chilly -20°C under partly cloudy skies. The barometer reads a steady 101.4 kPa, with humidity at 61%. Southern winds at 5 km/h bring a wind chill factor, making it feel like a biting -25°C.

Keep a Weather Eye to the West by the end of the weekend as an Alberta Clipper is headed across the prairie provinces expected to hit by Sunday night.

Today’s Forecast: Sun, Clouds, and Rising Winds

The day promises a mix of sun and cloud, turning cloudy by the afternoon. Winds will shift to the southwest, increasing to 30 km/h and gusting up to 50 km/h.

Despite the harsh morning wind chill of -32°C, temperatures are expected to climb to a high of -1°C, with the afternoon wind chill improving slightly to -7°C. The UV index will be low at 1.

Tonight: Flurries Arrive with Gusts and Dropping Temperatures

Mainly cloudy skies will persist into the evening, with flurries beginning. Wind speeds will change to the southwest at 20 km/h before shifting to the northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h after midnight, then tapering off before morning.

The overnight low will hover around -4°C, with wind chill values nearing -8°C.

Sunday’s Outlook: Flurries Fade but the Chill Deepens

Sunday will see the flurries ending near noon, giving way to cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of more flurries. Winds will continue from the northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h, with temperatures peaking at -2°C before falling to -8°C in the afternoon. Morning wind chill values are expected to be -7°C, worsening to -14°C in the afternoon. The clear night sky will lead to a plummeting low of -21°C.

Residents of Whitesand and Armstrong should prepare for a cold snap this weekend, with fluctuating temperatures, potential flurries, and significant wind chills. Stay warm and keep updated on the latest weather advisories.

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