Alerts in Effect
Extreme Cold WarningIssued at 02:36 Saturday 28 January 2023
A long period of extreme wind chill is expected as a frigid Arctic air mass sets in over the eastern Prairies.
Wind chill values near minus 40 will occur tonight in parts of southern Manitoba and southeast Saskatchewan.
Some moderation in wind chill will occur Saturday during the day but extreme values are expected to return Saturday night.
Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.
Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.
For more information on cold and your health, visit Manitoba Health at https://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publichealth/environmentalhealth/cold.html or call Health Links - Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or toll-free at 1-888-315-9257.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to MBstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #MBStorm.