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Southern MB

Last Updated: Feb 16th, 3:39 pm

-Extreme Cold Warning For Northern Saskatchewan-

A period of very cold wind chills continues. The coldest wind chill values will be near minus 45.

Arctic air is forecast to move into Northern Saskatchewan yet again, starting Sunday night. Temperatures will not moderate until mid-week. This alert will likely be expanded further south in the coming days.

Watch for cold-related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and color change in fingers and toes.

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

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 frostbite and hypothermia.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #SKStorm.

-Extreme Cold Warning For Northern Manitoba-

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Light west to northwest winds combined with temperatures near minus 35 are creating wind chill values of minus 45 or colder this morning. Wind chill values will moderate slightly today with daytime heating but will likely return to extreme values tonight into Monday morning.

Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.

Watch for cold-related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and color change in fingers and toes.

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.

For more information on cold and your health, visit Manitoba Health at https://www.gov.mb.ca/health/publichealth/environmentalhealth/cold.html or call Health Links - Info Santé at 204-788-8200 or toll-free at 1-888-315-9257.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to [email protected] or tweet reports using #MBStorm.