Bitterly Cold Arctic Air Is Over The Region

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Extreme cold warning continued for:
South River – Burk’s Falls,
Western Algonquin Park – Lake of Two Rivers,
Parry Sound – Muskoka,
Haliburton,  Barrie – Orillia – Midland,

Bitterly cold arctic air is over the region.

Hazard:
Wind chill values minus 35 to minus 42.
Minimum temperatures between minus 26 and minus 38 degrees Celsius.

When:
This 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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