Extreme Cold Warning for Fort Severn -Sachigo Lake – Bearskin Lake

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The Washaho Cree Nation in Fort Severn are under an Extreme Cold Alert

SACHIGO LAKE – Environment Canada has issued an Extreme Cold Warning for the far north in Ontario.

9:04 PM EST Thursday 27 December 2018
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Sachigo Lake – Bearskin Lake
  • Washaho Cree Nation – Fort Severn

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Wind chill values near -45 are expected overnight and early Friday morning.
Extreme cold wind chill values will be possible again Friday night into Saturday morning.

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.