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Workweek Outlook: The six week freeze is over

This week may start out chilly, but a little snow arrives mid-week to usher in a run of above seasonal temperatures
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According to the weather data from the Sault Airport, the last time we experienced temperatures above freezing was way back on January 6. For the past 6-weeks, the temperatures were not only below freezing but broke record lows. Throw in over 140cm of snow during the cold spell, and I think it's fair to say we've earned a bit of a warmup. 

This week may start out chilly, but a little snow arrives mid-week to usher in a run of above seasonal temperatures.  We should even climb above freezing as we head into the weekend.  The brief warmup may be short-lived as the long-range forecast suggests colder weather returns next week.

Tuesday will be partly cloudy as temperatures climb to reach -5°C. Clouds move back in Wednesday morning, and then our next chance for snow arrives in the afternoon.  Temperatures climb to near -3°C with 5-10cm of new snow by the time it ends overnight.

Thursday will be cloudy with a few morning flurries with daytime highs close to the freezing mark.  Gusty west winds will develop during the day.

Friday will bring a mix of sun and cloud and possibly temperatures that break the freezing mark. This warmer than normal weather will extend into the weekend but may be accompanied by a winter storm.  More on that, in the days ahead.




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