Alerts for: Chesterfield Inlet

Warnings

2:43 PM CST Wednesday 16 January 2019
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Chesterfield Inlet

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Wind chill values near -55 are expected tonight and Thursday. Extreme wind chill values will continue in most areas on Friday. Somewhat warmer temperatures are expected on Saturday.

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.

Keep emergency supplies in your vehicle such as extra blankets and jumper cables.

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 NUstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NUStorm.

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