Dense Fog Reduces Visibility Across Southern Manitoba

Fog Advisory

Winnipeg Weather: Fog Advisory in Effect

A fog advisory is currently in effect for Winnipeg and the surrounding areas as of 3:16 AM CDT on Monday, June 3, 2024. Residents should be prepared for near-zero visibility in some regions due to widespread fog that has developed overnight. This advisory warns that visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced, making travel hazardous.

Current Conditions

As of 5:31 AM CDT, the weather at Winnipeg Richardson International Airport is characterized by mist. The temperature stands at 12.2°C, with the humidity at a saturated 100%. Winds are coming from the north-northeast at 22 km/h. The barometric pressure is at 100.4 kPa and falling. Visibility is limited to 4 km.

Forecast for Today

For the rest of the morning, the fog is expected to persist but will gradually dissipate. The skies will be cloudy with a 30 percent chance of drizzle in the morning, followed by a mix of sun and clouds. Winds will be from the north at 20 km/h, decreasing to light speeds early in the morning. The high for today is forecasted to reach 23°C, with a Humidex value of 25. The UV index is rated at 6, which is high.

Tonight’s Weather

The evening will start with a few clouds, but cloudiness will increase overnight. The temperature will drop to a low of 13°C.

Tomorrow’s Forecast

On Tuesday, June 4, 2024, the weather will be predominantly cloudy with showers beginning early in the morning and continuing until late afternoon. There is a risk of thunderstorms late in the morning and afternoon. Expected rainfall amounts range from 10 to 15 mm. The wind will shift to the west at 30 km/h by late afternoon. The high will be 20°C, with a UV index of 3, indicating moderate exposure. The night will clear up, with temperatures dropping to a low of 13°C.

Historical Weather Facts

Historically, the highest temperature recorded on June 3 in Winnipeg is 33.3°C, while the lowest is -1.1°C.

Wardrobe Suggestions

Given the foggy and cool conditions this morning, it’s advisable to wear layers, including a light jacket. As the day progresses and temperatures rise, switching to lighter clothing will be more comfortable. Don’t forget an umbrella or raincoat for tomorrow’s showers.

Safety Tips

Drivers should exercise caution this morning due to reduced visibility. Use headlights and maintain a safe distance from other vehicles.

Intriguing Weather Trivia

Did you know that Winnipeg is one of the sunniest cities in Canada, with over 2,300 hours of sunshine annually? Despite today’s foggy start, the city typically enjoys clear skies and sunny weather.

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