Sioux Lookout Weather Outlook: Cold Snap with Snow and Flurries Expected

Sioux Lookout Weather Desk

If you are planning travel west of Ontario over the coming days, be aware of a major Alberta Clipper that will impact the prairies over the next couple of days.

SIOUX LOOKOUT – WEATHER – Sioux Lookout residents are advised to prepare for a week of fluctuating weather conditions, starting with mainly cloudy skies and a chilly start at -4°C on February 25th. Here’s an in-depth look at what to expect in the coming days:

Today: A Chilly and Cloudy Day Ahead

  • The morning begins with mainly cloudy skies and a 30 percent chance of flurries.
  • Winds are shifting to the northwest at 20 km/h, gusting up to 40 km/h, causing temperatures to fall to -7°C in the afternoon.
  • Morning wind chill values of -9°C will drop to -18°C by the afternoon, with a low UV index of 1.

Tonight: Partly Cloudy with Falling Temperatures

  • The evening will clear up but become partly cloudy overnight.
  • Northwest winds of 30 km/h will become lighter, with temperatures dropping to a low of -18°C and wind chill values ranging from -15°C in the evening to -25°C overnight.

Monday: Snow and a Brief Warm Up

  • Cloudy skies with snow, potentially heavy at times, starting in the morning and the possibility of freezing drizzle by late afternoon.
  • Snow accumulations of 5 to 10 cm are expected, with south winds at 30 km/h gusting to 50 km/h, becoming lighter late in the afternoon.
  • Despite the snow, temperatures will rise to a high of +1°C, though morning wind chill values will be as low as -22°C.

Tuesday to Wednesday: Continuing Cold with More Snow

  • Tuesday will bring more snow, with a high of -14°C and a 60 percent chance of flurries continuing into the night, when temperatures will drop to -22°C.
  • Wednesday will see some clearing, with a high of -12°C during the day and clear skies at night as temperatures plummet to -28°C.

Residents should dress warmly, ensure that vehicles are equipped for winter conditions, and stay updated on weather advisories. The risk of freezing drizzle and fluctuating temperatures can create hazardous driving conditions, so caution is advised on roads.

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