Arctic airmass ahead next week for Prairies; -40 wind chills return

Updated: Dec 5, 2019


We hope you have been enjoying your "warm" temperatures across Manitoba because that all comes to an end starting Sunday. Several Arctic High pressures will eject through the Prairie Provinces throughout the next few days, however the strong high pressure settling in on Sunday is the one to watch (see below).

Surface weather map at noon Sunday

This high pressure will dominate the synoptic pattern across the Prairies for several days and bring very cold surface temperatures and dangerous wind chills.


Sunday night


Central/Southern Saskatchewan: -28C and feels like -39 with wind chill

Southern Manitoba: -23C and feels like -34 with wind chill



Monday: Day


Central/Southern Saskatchewan: -28C and feels like -34 with wind chill

Southern Manitoba: -26C and feels like -35 with wind chill


Monday: Night


Central/Southern Saskatchewan: -30C and feels like -35 with wind chill

Southern Manitoba: -30C and feels like -39 with wind chill


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Tuesday


Central/Southern Saskatchewan: -30C and feels like -39 with wind chill

Southern Manitoba: -28C and feels like -40 with wind chill



Wednesday


Central/Southern Saskatchewan: -30C and feels like -36 with wind chill

Southern Manitoba: -29C and feels like -38 with wind chill