Winnipeg – Wind Chill Values of -40 to -50 Expected

Winnipeg Manitoba

Winnipeg – WEATHER – Extreme Cold continues to grip almost all of Manitoba in its grasp.

The City of Winnipeg remains under an Extreme Cold Warning. At 02:37 CST it is -34 in the city under clear skies.

Environment Canada says there will be increasing cloudiness through into the morning with a 60 percent chance of light snow by the afternoon. There will be icy fog patches in the morning. Winds will become south 30 km/h in the morning. Thursday’s high is forecast for minus 25. The wind chill will be minus 46 in the morning and minus 36 in the afternoon.

3:29 PM CST Wednesday 30 January 2019
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • City of Winnipeg

A bitterly cold Arctic air mass in combination with light northwesterly winds will give extreme cold conditions over southern Manitoba. Wind chill values of -40 to -50 will develop this evening and persist into Thursday morning.

A moderation of temperatures will bring an end to the extreme wind chills Thursday afternoon although temperatures will remain below seasonable normals. Extreme wind chills are not expected to redevelop Thursday night.

Information regarding how to prepare for episodes of extreme cold can be found at the Province of Manitoba health web site:

www.gov.mb.ca/health/publichealth/environmentalhealth/cold.html