5:03 AM EST Friday 04 February 2022
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:
- Wawa – Pukaskwa Park
- White River – Dubreuilville
- Agawa – Lake Superior Park
- Chapleau – Missinaibi Lake
- Gogama – Foleyet
- Manitouwadge – Hornepayne
Extreme cold conditions continue this morning.
Hazard: Wind chill values near minus 40.
When: This morning.
Risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter.
Watch for cold-related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.
Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.
If it’s too cold for you to stay outside, it’s too cold for your pet to stay outside.