Weather – Extreme Cold Warning Remains in Effect

Extreme Cold Weather Alert
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Arctic Low Continues to Hold Northern Ontario

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – The Arctic Chill continues. Environment Canada is calling for several more days of very cold temperatures with wind chill values in the -40 to -45 degree range at night.

The cold is expected to maintain its grip for the next few days. Environment Canada is predicting that by Monday the daytime high will be closer to -21c. For those old enough to remember that is near zero on the old Fahrenheit scale.

There are a few weather systems working their way from the west. An Alberta Clipper has its sights set on Saskatchewan.

There are also blizzard warnings in effect for North Dakota coming off of the storm working its way from Saskatchewan.

The forecast has already caused changes for the Sunday Funday at Marina Park. The Boreal Dog Sled rides have been rescheduled for February.

11:03 AM EST Saturday 26 January 2019
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • City of Thunder Bay

A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills is expected.

Extreme wind chills of minus 40 to minus 45 are expected across much of Northern Ontario this morning.

This arctic air mass will remain entrenched over the region through the weekend and into early next week, bringing a prolonged period of extremely cold wind chills.

Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.