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Cold weather alert issued for Guelph and area

Windchill values near minus 30 expected tonight and early Wednesday morning.
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:
  • Guelph - Erin - Southern Wellington County
  • Kitchener - Cambridge - Region of Waterloo
  • Mount Forest - Arthur - Northern Wellington County

Windchill values near minus 30 expected tonight and early Wednesday morning.

Temperatures over these areas will likely drop to near minus 20 degrees tonight. Combining with brisk winds of 20 km/h, the windchill values will reach minus 30 overnight and early Wednesday morning.

The conditions will improve later Wednesday morning.

Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.

Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.

Check on older family, friends and neighbours.

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

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

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ec.cpio-tempetes-ospc-storms.ec@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.

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