Kenora’s Chilly Weekend Weather Forecast for March 15 and 16 2024

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Kenora – Weather – Kenora is experiencing a brisk start to the weekend, with light snowfall and temperatures sitting at -3.0°C as observed at Kenora Airport early this Saturday, March 16, 2024.

The weather conditions are set against a backdrop of rising pressure at 100.6 kPa, with the cold accentuated by a biting north-northwest wind blowing at 27 km/h, gusting up to 48 km/h, leading to a wind chill factor of -10°C.

Visibility stands at a modest 16 km, indicating that the light snow isn’t severely impacting visibility but is enough to remind everyone that winter’s hold is still firm.

Today’s Weather Overview

The day promises a few flurries transitioning into periods of light snow as we approach noon, adding a wintry charm to the city’s landscape. The wind will shift northwest, maintaining its strength at 30 km/h and gusting up to 50 km/h.

Despite this, the temperature is expected to remain steady near -5°C, but with the wind chill, it will feel closer to -13°C. The UV index will be low at 1, suggesting minimal sun exposure.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

Tonight, Kenora will see the periods of light snow tapering off near midnight, transitioning to mostly cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of flurries.

An additional snow accumulation of about 2 cm is expected, with the northwest wind continuing its gusty performance. Temperatures will drop to a low of -13°C, but with the wind chill, it could feel as cold as -21°C, demanding warm layers for anyone venturing outside.

Sunday offers little relief from the cold, with cloudy skies and a 40 percent chance of morning flurries. The wind, slightly less intense, will come from the north at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h.

The day’s high will hover around -7°C, but wind chill values will make it feel as cold as -22°C in the morning and -14°C in the afternoon. The UV index will remain low at 2.

Looking Ahead to Monday

The new week begins under cloudy skies, with Monday’s high forecasted at -6°C, continuing the trend of chilly temperatures. The night will follow suit, remaining cloudy with a 40 percent chance of flurries and temperatures expected to fall to -11°C.

Recommendations for Residents and Visitors

With a cold and snowy weekend ahead, dressing in warm, layered clothing, including wind-resistant jackets, hats, and gloves, is advisable. Staying informed about the weather, especially before planning any outdoor activities, is crucial to ensure safety and comfort during this late winter chill in Kenora.

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