THUNDER BAY – Environment Canada has issued Extreme Cold weather warnings for the far north of Ontario.
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:
- Fort Severn
- Sandy Lake
- Big Trout Lake – Kasabonika
- Sachigo Lake – Bearskin Lake
- Fort Albany
- Sandy Lake – Weagamow Lake – Deer Lake
A period of very cold wind chills is expected.
Wind chill values near minus 45 are expected overnight and early Sunday morning.
A very cold airmass combined with brisk winds will generate extreme wind chill values overnight. Wind chills will moderate during the daytime hours but will drop to minus 45 again over the next several nights.
Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.