Extreme Cold Warnings for Fort Frances – Atikokan – Rainy River

Extreme Cold
Environment Canada says the Arctic Low will continue to grip the region for a few more hours. image: depositphotos.com

FORT FRANCES – This morning at 08:00 at -37.2c Fort Frances was the coldest place in Ontario according to Environment Canada.

The forecast for Saturday is for sunny skies. The weather service says it will become a mix of sun and cloud by this afternoon. Winds up to 15 km/h. The High will be minus 18.

The Wind Chill is minus 40 this morning and forecast for minus 22 this afternoon.

This means frostbite in minutes.

Please remember pets and animals outside.

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Fort Frances – Emo – Rainy River
  • Seine River Village – Mine Centre
  • Atikokan – Shebandowan – Quetico Park

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Wind chill values of -40 this morning.