KENORA – WEATHER – Its into the cold zone for parts of Western Ontario. The combination of cold temperatures and wind chill values of near -40C have Environment Canada issuing Extreme Cold Warnings.
A cold Arctic airmass will give frigid temperatures to portions of northwestern Ontario.
Temperatures in the minus thirties along with winds of 5 to 10 km/h will produce extreme cold wind chills near minus 40.
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:
- Kenora – Grassy Narrows – Whitedog
- Sioux Narrows – Nestor Falls – Morson
- Dryden – Vermilion Bay
- Ignace – English River
- Savant Lake – Sturgeon Lake
- Sioux Lookout – Eastern Lac Seul
When: Tonight into Tuesday morning and Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.
Where: Red Lake, Kenora, Dryden and Ignace, Sioux Lookout region.
Actions: Dress warmly and watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.