Red Lake Endures Biting Cold: Extreme Cold Warning Remains in Effect

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Current Weather in Red Lake

RED LAKE – WEATHER – As of 4:40 AM CST, Red Lake, Ontario, is grappling with a freezing temperature of -21°C. An extreme cold warning continues to be in effect, with mainly cloudy skies overhead. Residents can expect a 40 percent chance of flurries later this afternoon. The wind, blowing at a gentle pace of up to 15 km/h, offers little respite from the cold. The high for the day is forecasted to be -21°C. With a wind chill of -38 this morning and -25 this afternoon, there’s a notable risk of frostbite.

Tonight’s Weather Outlook

The night sky over Red Lake is expected to be partly cloudy, with a 40 percent chance of flurries during the evening. The wind will continue at speeds of up to 15 km/h. Temperatures are expected to drop to a low of -30°C, with the wind chill reaching -25 this evening and plunging to -34 overnight, continuing the risk of frostbite.

Forecast for Friday, 19th January

Friday in Red Lake is predicted to be mainly sunny. Winds will remain steady at up to 15 km/h. The high is expected to be around -19°C. However, the wind chill will make it feel as cold as -36 in the morning and -23 in the afternoon. The risk of frostbite persists, and the UV index is anticipated to be low at 1.

Wardrobe Recommendations Residents are advised to dress in layers, with a wind-resistant outer layer. It’s important to cover all exposed skin, as frostbite can develop quickly under these conditions.

About Extreme Cold Warnings Extreme cold warnings are issued when temperatures or wind chill create an elevated risk of frostbite and hypothermia. These warnings are crucial for protecting the health and safety of the population, especially vulnerable groups like children, the elderly, and those without adequate shelter.

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