Extreme Cold Warnings in Effect Across Northern Ontario

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Extreme Cold Warning for Washaho Cree Nation and Peawanuck First Nation

THUNDER BAY – WEATHER – Extreme Cold Warnings have been issued by Environment Canada for Ontario’s Far North.

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Fort Severn
  • Kasabonika Lake – Sachigo Lake – KI Big Trout Lake
  • Attawapiskat
  • Peawanuck
  • Webequie
  • Sandy Lake
  • Bearskin Lake
  • Neskantaga First Nation
  • Pickle Lake – Cat Lake
  • Summer Beaver – Wunnummin Lake – Kingfisher Lake

A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills continues. Wind chill values near minus 45 to minus 50 are expected.

Extreme cold conditions will occur late this afternoon through Monday morning. Extreme cold will likely continue for the first part of the week with temperatures warming slightly by mid week.