Canada – Extreme cold moving slowly to the east

Extensive areas of Saskatchewan, Manitoba and northern Ontario affected. Nunavut again facing windchills approaching -60 C (-76 F).

BRITISH COLUMBIA

12 January 2017
Extreme Cold Warning for Chilcotin region

Very cold wind chill values near minus 40 C (-40 F) this morning will continue through Friday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc35#1833514071289308223201701110502ww1373cwvr

Extreme Cold Warning for Elk Valley and Yoho Park – Kootenay Park regions

Very cold wind chill values near minus 35 C (-31 F) over Yoho Park – Kootenay Park and Elk Valley will continue through Friday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc18#102529937988693372201701110502ww1373cwvr (also bc17 in the address link for the Yoho Park – Kootenay Park warning)

Extreme Cold Warning for Nicola region

Very cold wind chill values near minus 35 C (-31 F)
this morning will continue through Friday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc32#1437027361182796733201701110502ww1373cwvr

Blizzard warning for Haines Road – Yukon border to Pleasant Camp and South Klondike Highway – Yukon border to White Pass regions – Haines Road over the Chilkat Pass.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc4#1933271061803201993201701120502ww1979cwvr (also bc52 in the address link for the South Klondike Highway warning)

MANITOBA

Extreme Cold Warning for all of Manitoba (see links):

Extreme wind chills will continue over northern Manitoba through Friday. Temperatures in the minus thirties combined with winds of 15 km/h (9.3 mph) will produce wind chills of -45 C (-49 F) or colder tonight into Friday.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?mb34#417108701134839574201701100501ww1272cwwg (also mb32, mb30, mb28, mb33, mb27, mb29, mb35, mb26 and mb31 in the address link for the other affected areas)

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?mb1#213159616247238192201701100501ww1171cwwg (also mb2 to mb25 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NUNAVUT

Extreme Cold Warning for Arviat, Baker Lake, Chesterfield Inlet and Rankin Region including Whale Cove regions

Temperatures of minus 35 C to minus 40 C (-31 F to -40 F) along with winds of 40 km/h (24.9 mph) are generating extreme wind chills of -55 C to -60 C (-67 F to -76 F) today over parts of the Kivalliq.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu3#1754354082033925767201701110501ww1373cwnt (also nu2, nu24 and nu1 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Extreme Cold Warning for Cambridge Bay, Gjoa Haven, Kugaaruk and Taloyoak regions

Extreme wind chill values near or below minus 55 C (-67 F) are expected to continue until Friday.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu7#203703252709697082201701110501ww1474cwnt (also nu8, nu10 and nu9 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Blizzard warning for Coral Harbour, Naujaat and Rankin Region including Whale Cove regions

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu4#91729543795127007201701110501ww1373cwnt (also nu5 and nu1 in the address link for the other affected areas)

ONTARIO

Extreme Cold Warning for many, many areas (see links):

Temperatures in the minus thirties C will combine with strong winds to produce wind chill values near minus 45 C (-49 F) tonight and early Friday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on49#204758984339286565201701120503ww1272cwto (also on59, on1, on37, on56, on57, on5, on32, on25, on51, on2, on3 and on29 in the address link for the other affected areas)

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on52#204216279105769760201701120503ww1373cwto (also on60, on12, on54, on55, on50, on4 and on42 inm the address link for the other affected areas)

Snow squalls off of Lake Superior will blast across the region tonight into early Friday morning, with snowfall amounts up to 15 cm (5.9″) expected from the heaviest snow squalls. Strong and gusty winds will whip up the freshly fallen snow resulting in sudden zero visibility in blowing snow in many areas.

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on35#229445561084986803201701130503ww1272cwto

QUEBEC

Blizzard warning for Aupaluk and Tasiujaq regions

Snow, strong winds and blowing snow will reduce visibilities to zero tonight.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc15#84525127877183265201701100504ww1575cwul (also qc16 in the address link for the Tasiujaq warning)

Extreme Cold Warning for Chibougamau, Chutes-des-Passes – Pipmuacan Reservoir area, Labrieville area, Manic-3 area, Manic-5 area, Joutel – Matagami area, Miquelon – Desmaraisville area and Waskaganish regions

Extreme wind chill values near minus 40 C (-40 F) are expected on Friday and Friday night overnight.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc19#637165081980537810201701120504ww1070cwul (also qc22, qc21 and qc20 in the address link for the other affected areas)

SASKATCHEWAN

Extreme Cold Warning for HUGE number of areas (see links):

 

Temperatures in the minus 30s C and wind speeds of 15 to 20 km/h (9.3 to 12.4 mph) will produce extreme wind chills of minus 40 C to minus 45 C (-40 F to -49 F) across southern Manitoba and southern Saskatchewan tonight into Friday morning. Frostbite on exposed skin is possible within 10 minutes in these conditions.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?sk3#213159616247238192201701100501ww1373cwwg (also sk1, sk9, sk18, sk2, sk8, sk21, sk13, sk12, sk15, sk17, sk24, sk20, sk7, sk10, sk14, sk19, sk6, sk16 and sk11 in the address link for the other affected areas)

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?sk27#154423273808648420201701100501ww1474cwwg (also sk30, sk26, sk28, sk31 and sk29 in the address link for the other affected areas)

YUKON

Blizzard warning for several areas (see links)

Blizzard conditions with poor visibility in snow and blowing snow are expected beginning on Friday afternoon over parts of the Dempster highway especially near the Richardson mountains.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?yt2#2353351011803201993201701120502ww1979cwvr

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?yt9#1933271061803201993201701120502ww1979cwvr (also yt10 in the address link for the Whitehorse warning)

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html

Thanks to Terry Homeniuk for these links