Alerts for: Chibougamau

Warnings

4:35 AM EST Sunday 01 February 2015
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Chibougamau

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

An Arctic air mass and moderate winds will give wind chill values reaching -45 in northwestern and Central Quebec. This cold weather will spread toward areas further east beginning this evening and give wind chill values between -38 and -50. This extreme cold will persist through Monday morning.

Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.

Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please continue to monitor your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-361-0233 or send an email to tempsviolent.quebec@ec.gc.ca. You may also tweet reports of severe weather to #meteoqc.

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