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Fort McMurray, AB

Alerts in Effect

Extreme Cold Warning

Issued at 22:25 Tuesday 20 February 2018

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Extreme wind chill values of minus 40 or colder are expected this evening and overnight. Conditions will moderate Wednesday morning as temperatures rise.

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Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.

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

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.storm.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ABStorm.



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