WEATHER – Winnipeg under Extreme Cold Warning

Extreme Cold Weather Alert
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WINNIPEG – WEATHER – From snowfall warnings to extreme cold. Winnipeg is getting winter’s full measure.

The city along with the surrounding region of Manitoba is under an Extreme Cold Warning issued Friday by Environment Canada. The weather service says that the region can expect a period of very cold wind chills.

Overnight low temperatures will drop to near minus 30 tonight. Combined with winds of 10 km/h, extreme wind chill values of minus 40 are expected. Wind chill values will moderate Saturday. However, a longer duration cold spell looks to impact Manitoba starting early next week.

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • City of Winnipeg

While the weather in Manitoba is cold, Kenora is going to be cold but not as cold.

The forecast for Saturday for Kenora is for sunny skies. There will be a mix of sun and clouds late in the afternoon. Winds up to 15 km/h. A high of minus 16. The wind chill will be minus 32 in the morning and minus 20 in the afternoon. There is a risk of frostbite. UV index 1 or low.

Saturday Night – Expect mainly cloudy skies with winds of up to 15 km/h. The low will be minus 19. The wind chill is forecast for minus 21 in the evening and minus 28 overnight.