Fort Frances Weather Outlook for March 14, 2024: Welcoming Spring with Sunshine and Flurries

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Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

Fort Frances – Weather – At 6:00 AM CDT in Fort Frances, the temperature stands at a chilly -2.1°C, with a gentle north wind blowing at 8 km/h contributing to a wind chill of -5°C. The air pressure is on the rise, marking 102.3 kPa, and the humidity level is high at 92%, indicating a moist atmosphere. The day’s weather conditions were not observed, but the forecast points towards a sunny day.

Expected Conditions Through to the Weekend

Today, Fort Frances residents can enjoy a sunny day, with winds remaining light, up to 15 km/h. The temperature is expected to reach a pleasant high of 8°C, although the morning wind chill may feel as cold as -4°C. The UV index for today is moderate at 3.

Tonight, the skies will become cloudy, with a 30% chance of flurries and a risk of freezing drizzle overnight. The wind will continue to be mild, and temperatures will dip to a low of -2°C, with an overnight wind chill of -6°C.

Friday sees mainly cloudy skies with a 30% chance of flurries in the morning and a risk of freezing drizzle. Winds will shift to the southwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h late in the morning, bringing the day’s high to 6°C and a morning wind chill of -7°C. The UV index will remain moderate at 3.

The weekend forecast includes rain showers or flurries on Friday night, with temperatures holding steady at -2°C. Saturday will bring flurries and windy conditions, with a high of -1°C. The night will see cloudy skies with a 30% chance of flurries, dropping to -11°C.

Sunday will be cloudy with a 40% chance of flurries and a high of -4°C. The night will introduce cloudy periods, with temperatures falling to -17°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

With a forecast that includes sunny skies transitioning to flurries and potential freezing drizzle, residents are advised to dress in layers to adapt to the changing conditions. Ensure to include a waterproof and windproof outer layer for the wetter weather, and don’t forget your sunglasses for the sunny spells.

Weather Trivia

Fort Frances, situated near the U.S. border, experiences a continental climate, characterized by significant temperature variations between seasons. This results in a wide array of weather conditions throughout the year, from warm, sunny days to cold, snowy winters, making it a region of diverse weather patterns.

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