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Extreme Cold Warning

Issued at 4:11 a.m. EST Saturday 31 January 2015
Summary

A period of very cold wind chills is expected. Together, an Arctic air mass and moderate winds will give wind chill values reaching -40 in Northwestern Quebec. This cold weather will spread toward regions farther south and east beginning this evening and give wind chill values between -38 and -45. The extreme cold will persist Sunday and possibly through Monday morning.

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Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia. Environment Canada meteorologists will update alerts as required. Please continue to monitor your local media or Weatheradio for further updates. If you would like to report severe weather, you can call 1-800-361-0233 or send an email to tempsviolent.quebec@ec.gc.ca. You may also tweet reports of severe weather to #meteoqc.



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