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Alerts for: Geraldton - Manitouwadge - Hornepayne

Warnings

11:54 AM EST Tuesday 31 January 2023
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Geraldton - Longlac - Caramat
  • Manitouwadge - Hornepayne
  • Nakina - Aroland - Pagwa

A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills continues.

Hazard:
Wind chill values near minus 40.

Timing:
Continuing through the week.

Discussion:
Temperatures will moderate during the daytime, bringing some relief from the cold.

Risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter.

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.

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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