Alerts for: Abitibi

Warnings

10:00 PM EST Wednesday 16 January 2019
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Amos area
  • La Sarre area
  • Lebel-sur-Quévillon area
  • Malartic area
  • Rouyn area
  • Senneterre area
  • Val d'Or - Louvicourt area

A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills is expected.

Wind chill will reach values between -38 and -44 overnight tonight and Thursday morning.

After a break on Friday, the extreme cold will return on Saturday and may persist into Monday in some areas.

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 QCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #QCStorm.

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