March 23, 2024: Sudbury Detailed Weather Forecast Amid Winter Weather Advisory

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Special Weather Advisory Snow

Sudbury grapples with a winter weather travel advisory, residents face the challenges of navigating through a blanket of snow. The advisory highlights the onset of localized snowfall, accumulating to 10 to 15 cm, and poses significant hazards due to drastically reduced visibility in heavy snow bursts, especially ending this morning.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

As of 6:00 AM EDT at Greater Sudbury Airport, light snow casts a serene yet challenging atmosphere over the city. The current temperature stands at a chilly -7.7°C, with a humidity level of 92% and a wind chill making it feel like -14°C.

Visibility is severely compromised, recorded at a mere 1.6 km due to the snowfall.

Winds from the SSE at 15 km/h further contribute to the brisk conditions. The barometric pressure is noted to be falling, currently at 102.1 kPa, signaling the ongoing weather shifts.

Today’s Forecast

Sudbury is expected to see the snow flurries ceasing this afternoon, followed by clearing skies. Winds are anticipated to shift north at 20 km/h.

The high for the day is forecasted at -3°C, with wind chill values ranging from -15°C in the morning to -7°C in the afternoon. The UV index remains low at 2.

Tonight, skies will clear, with winds up to 15 km/h leading to a low of -17°C. The wind chill is expected to drop further, from -9°C in the evening to a biting -20°C overnight.

Looking ahead to Sunday, March 24, Sudbury is set to enjoy sunny skies, with light winds and a high of -1°C.

The wind chill, however, will make it feel as cold as -21°C in the morning and -4°C in the afternoon, with a moderate UV index of 4. Cloudiness will increase by night, setting a low at -9°C.

Monday, March 25, promises a cloudy day with a warmer high of +2°C, dipping to -1°C by night, maintaining the cloud cover.

Wardrobe Recommendations

Given the fluctuating temperatures and snowfall, layering is key. Opt for thermal undergarments, topped with fleece or wool for insulation. Waterproof outer layers are crucial for both warmth and dryness. Don’t forget insulated boots, gloves, and a hat to protect against the chill and wind.

Weather Trivia

Did you know? Sudbury’s most significant snowfall in a single day was recorded on December 11, 1995, when the city was blanketed with 40 cm of snow, disrupting daily life but creating a winter wonderland scene.

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