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Windchill values of minus 40 to minus 48 expected tonight, Saturday morning

If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Extreme cold warning in effect for:
    •    Agawa - Lake Superior Park
    •    Sault Ste. Marie - St. Joseph Island
    •    Searchmont - Montreal River Harbour - Batchawana Bay
    •    Wawa - Pukaskwa Park
    •    White River - Dubreuilville
    •    Chapleau - Missinaibi Lake
    •    Gogama - Foleyet
    •    Elliot Lake - Ranger Lake
    •    Blind River - Thessalon
    •    Espanola - Killarney
    •    Manitoulin Island

A period of very cold wind chills continues.

Wind chills values are forecast to be near minus 40 for most of northwestern Ontario tonight before a moderating trend starts on Saturday.

Northeastern Ontario can expect windchill values between minus 40 to minus 48 once again tonight and Saturday morning.

Keep dry to stay warmer. Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.

Check on older family, friends and neighbours.

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

If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside.

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 ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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