Sioux Lookout Weather: From Frost Advisory to Rain for Friday

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Good morning, Sioux Lookout! A frost advisory is in effect this morning, with temperatures near the freezing mark. Gardeners should take precautions to protect frost-sensitive plants. As we move through the weekend, expect a mix of rain and sunshine. Here’s your detailed weather outlook.

Today’s Weather Overview

Current Conditions

As of 5:00 AM CDT, the weather at Sioux Lookout Airport is cloudy with a temperature of 2°C. The barometric pressure is 101.5 kPa and falling, indicating potential weather changes. The dew point is 0°C, and humidity is at 88%. Winds are light from the east at 10 km/h, and visibility extends to 24 km.

Expected Conditions

  • Friday, May 24: The day will begin with a mix of sun and clouds, with a 40% chance of showers. Winds will pick up from the east at 30 km/h, gusting to 50 km/h. The high will reach 13°C, and the UV index is expected to be high at 7.
  • Tonight: Periods of rain will begin, with winds from the east at 40 km/h, gusting to 60 km/h, becoming southeast at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h late in the evening. The low will be 6°C.
  • Saturday, May 25: Rain will continue into the afternoon, followed by a 40% chance of showers. Winds will shift to the southwest at 20 km/h in the morning. The high will be 9°C, with a low UV index of 2.
  • Saturday Night: Expect cloudy skies with a 30% chance of showers and a low of 6°C.
  • Sunday, May 26: The skies will clear, bringing a high of 15°C.
  • Sunday Night: Clear skies will continue with a low of 3°C.
  • Monday, May 27: A sunny day is anticipated with a high of 17°C.
  • Monday Night: Partly cloudy skies with a low of 7°C.

Wardrobe Recommendations

  • Friday: Dress warmly in layers due to the cool start and moderate afternoon temperatures. Be prepared for possible showers and gusty winds.
  • Saturday: Waterproof clothing and layers will be essential due to the rain and cooler temperatures. A windbreaker will be useful for the gusty winds.
  • Sunday: Enjoy the clear skies with comfortable spring attire, but keep a light jacket for the cooler evening.
  • Monday: Summer-like clothing will be suitable for the sunny weather, with a light layer for the night.

Weather Trivia

Did you know that Sioux Lookout holds a record for one of the earliest frosts in the season? On May 24, 2002, temperatures dipped to a chilly -2°C, reminding residents of the variability of late spring weather.

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