Extreme Cold Warning Issued For North of the City

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Sault Ste. Marie is not included in the extreme cold warning however, bitterly cold temperatures will impact the city for at least today and overnight . Temperatures are expected to fall to -25c in the city with a windchill of -31c overnight.

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

Agawa – Lake Superior Park
A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Bitterly cold wind chills near minus 40 are expected this morning.

Conditions will moderate somewhat during the day today.

However, northern areas, including Kapuskasing – Hearst, and Fraserdale – Pledger Lake can expect wind chill values near minus 40 once again tonight night into Friday morning.

Keep emergency supplies in your vehicle such as extra blankets and jumper cables.

If it’s too cold for you to stay outside, it’s too cold for your pet to stay outside.

Outdoor workers should take regularly scheduled breaks to warm up.

Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.