Alerts for: Edmundston and Madawaska County
4:34 AM AST Friday 03 February 2023
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:
- Edmundston and Madawaska County
The coldest wind chill values will be near minus 45.
An arctic airmass will combine with strong northwest winds to give bitterly cold conditions. Windchill values of minus 40 to minus 47 are expected to develop this afternoon and will persist into Saturday morning before beginning to moderate Saturday afternoon as temperatures begin to warm up.
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.
Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NBstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #NBStorm.
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