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Extreme cold warning in effect this morning: Environment Canada

Wind chill values from minus 30 to minus 35 are possible, Environment Canada says
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Barrie - Collingwood - Hillsdale
  • Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
  • Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

Bitterly cold arctic air is over the region.

Hazard:
Wind chill values minus 30 to minus 35.
Minimum temperatures between minus 23 and minus 32 degrees Celsius.

When:
Tonight into Friday morning.

Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.

Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.

If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside.

Watch for colour changes on fingers and toes, pain, numbness, a tingling sensation, or swelling. If present, move indoors and begin warming.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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