Flurries are on the way to the region, as the winter season draws near. Environment Canada Meteorologist Gerald Cheng says that residents can expect flurries as early as today.

“Temperatures have been consistently below seasonal-average. We’re definitely looking at the possibility of flurries, with the system that is moving through. No major accumulations expected, but it’s a stark reminder that winter is not that far away.”

However, residents may see a bit of relief from the cold and flurries tomorrow, before more wet weather over the weekend.

“Temperatures are set to warm up again tomorrow, with rain showers expected. Over the weekend, Saturday will see a dry period, but it will still be chilly. Overnight on Saturday, we may see more showers and possible flurries.”

Cheng adds that the seasonal average for this time of year is around 13 degrees. Today’s high is 8 degrees in Kenora, and 7 degrees in Dryden and Sioux Lookout.

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