Extreme cold returns to Prairie Provinces


Warnings

3:26 PM CST Friday 01 March 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for Manitoba:


A period of very cold wind chills is expected. An arctic ridge of high pressure will bring another bout of extreme cold to the central prairies tonight. Overnight temperatures near minus 30c combined with northerly winds of 10 to 15 km/h will produce wind chill values near -40. Conditions will moderate Saturday morning however regions near and south of the Trans-Canada Highway will likely see extreme wind chill values return Saturday night and Sunday morning. 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.



Warnings

3:26 PM CST Friday 01 March 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for Saskatchewan:


A period of very cold wind chills is expected. An arctic ridge of high pressure will bring another bout of extreme cold to the central prairies tonight. Overnight temperatures near minus 30c combined with northerly winds of 10 to 15 km/h will produce wind chill values near -40. Conditions will moderate Saturday morning however regions near and south of the Trans-Canada Highway will likely see extreme wind chill values return Saturday night and Sunday morning. 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.



Warnings

3:30 PM MST Friday 01 March 2019 Extreme Cold Warning in effect for Alberta:


A period of very cold wind chills continues. The coldest wind chill values will be between minus 40 and minus 45. Very cold wind chills between minus 40 and minus 45 are expected to develop tonight and into Saturday morning. Extreme cold wind chills should moderate Saturday afternoon and return overnight for parts of southern Alberta overnight into Sunday morning. Extreme cold puts everyone at risk. 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.