Blustery Conditions Returning To The Kivalliq For The Weekend

  • The low pressure system bringing snow to the NWT today will deepen and move into the Kivalliq tomorrow. 
  • With this system, light snow is expected along with extremely windy weather. 
  • Winds in the region look to gust to 80 km/h tomorrow and blowing snow will be present through tomorrow night. 

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  • Also expecting some windy weather in the Kitikmeot tomorrow at the north end of this system. 
  • Winds in the area should be slightly lighter than the Kivalliq, but still expecting gusts to 50 or 60 km/h with light falling snow. 
  • Clear conditions will  continue on Baffin Island, with temperatures near the minus 20 degree mark.

NWT OUTLOOK

  • After a snowy day around Great Slave Lake today, skies should clear through the day tomorrow. 
  • Along with the clearing conditions, temperatures will be a few degrees cooler (around minus 12 for the high in Yellowknife)
  • Also clear for the rest of the territory with temperatures near 0 in the Dehcho, in the minus single digits in the Sahtu, and in the minus teens along the Arctic Coast.

YUKON OUTLOOK

  • Cloudy conditions are expected through the south of the Yukon territory tomorrow, with the risk of a few pop up rain showers or wet flurries through the southern communities.
  • Further north clear skies will remain for most of the weekend.
  • Temperatures will also remain warm this weekend with highs near plus 5 in the south, and minus 6 in the north.

TODAY'S WEATHER PHOTO

  • Today's weather photo comes from Raymond Tanche in Fort Simpson NT. This was taken where the two rivers meet :)

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