The extreme cold temperatures along with a slight wind making it feel much colder , has forced Searchmont Resort from opening Sunday.
“Due to extreme cold (-38°C) Searchmont Resort will have a delayed opening today. We will monitor the weather and decide the best course of action for the safety of all customers.” Adam Bouillion , events and media co-coordinator for the resort said in a release Sunday morning.
A blast of arctic air began to develop Friday afternoon and the temperature has fallen ever since. The high temperature on Saturday was -17c but felt closer to -30c The cold weather is expected to linger on until Tuesday with a promise of more snow showers as the temperatures rise.
The district remains under an extreme cold warning issued by Environment Canada Saturday.
Events & Media Coordinator