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Wasaga Beach, ON

Alerts in Effect

Special Weather Statement

Issued at 08:48 Wednesday 19 January 2022
Summary

Above freezing temperatures have spread across southern Ontario this morning and highs today are expected to be in the low to mid single digits. Late this afternoon, a cold front will push through the region which will cause temperatures to abruptly drop below freezing in time for the evening commute.

Surfaces such as highways, roads, walkways, and parking lots may become icy and slippery.

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Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

Extreme Cold Warning

Issued at 10:11 Wednesday 19 January 2022
Summary

A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Hazard:
Wind chill values near minus 30.
Minimum temperatures near minus 20 degrees Celsius.

When:
Thursday morning and then Thursday night into Friday morning.
Temperatures and wind chill values will temporarily moderate Thursday afternoon before dropping again in the evening.

Remarks:
Cold temperatures in combination with brisk northwest winds will lead to wind chill values between minus 30 and minus 35 Thursday morning. Wind chill values are expected to moderate through the day Thursday but may drop to near minus 30 Thursday night into Friday morning once again.

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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.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.



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