Extreme cold across the Canadian prairies

Minus 30C (-22F) in a HUGE number of areas (not exactly sure how the ice is supposed to be melting at these temperatures).  

SASKATCHEWAN

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

Cold temperatures near minus 30 C tonight combined with winds of 10 to 15 km/h (6.2 to 9.3 mph) will produce extreme wind chills of -40 C (-40 F) or colder. These extreme cold conditions are expected to modify over Saskatchewan Wednesday morning and over Manitoba near noon.

More extreme cold conditions are likely in the wake of this system on Thursday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?sk3#213159616247238192201701100501ww1373cwwg (also sk1, sk9, sk18, sk2, sk8, sk21, sk13, sk12, sk15, sk5, sk17, sk24, sk20. sk7, sk10, sk14, sk19, sk4, 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)

ALBERTA

10 January 2017
Extreme Cold Warning for many, many areas (see link):

A period of very cold wind chills continues. The coldest wind chill values will be between minus 40 C and minus 45 C (-40 F to -49 F).

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ab20#62648017895339038201701100501ww1676cwwg (also ab16, ab31, ab30 and sk32 in the address link for the other affected areas)

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Arctic outflow warning for Central Coast – inland sections and North Coast – inland sections regions

Communities over the inland North Coast such as Terrace are already experiencing wind chill values in the low minus 20’s C and these values will persist until Wednesday afternoon.

For communities over the inland Central Coast, wind chill values will plummet to around minus 20 C (-4 F) as the Arctic air becomes entrenched tonight, before starting to warm Wednesday afternoon.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc37#2347561131153396566201701090502ww1171cwvr (also bc9 in the address link for the North Coast – inland sections warning)

Arctic outflow warning for Fraser Valley – east including Chilliwack, Howe Sound and Whistler regions

Very cold wind chill values around minus 20 C (-4 F) will develop over the eastern Fraser valley, Whistler and Howe Sound tonight

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc40#121936422207329228201701100502ww1171cwvr (also bc41 and bc39 in the address link for the other affected areas)

MANITOBA

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

An arctic high pressure ridge will bring cold temperatures near minus 30 C (-22 F) tonight which combined with winds of 10 to 15 km/h (6.2 to 9.3 mph) will produce extreme wind chills of -40 C (-40 F) or colder.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?mb7#213159616247238192201701100501ww1171cwwg (also mb18, mb4, mb5, mb17, mb16, mb25 and mb6 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Extreme Cold Warning for Brochet and Tadoule Lake regions

Extreme wind chill values are expected to redevelop over the Brochet and Tadoule Lake areas this evening. 10 to 15 km/h (6.2 to 9.3 mph) winds with temperatures in the minus thirties will generate wind chills of -45 C (-49 F) or colder for the next few days, except during the afternoon hours when there may be a bit of moderation.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?mb34#417108701134839574201701100501ww1272cwwg (also mb35 in the address link for the Tadoule Lake warning)

NUNAVUT

Extreme Cold Warning for Arviat, Chesterfield Inlet, Coral Harbour and Rankin Region including Whale Cove regions

Extreme wind chill values near -55 C (-67 F) are likely to redevelop at Coral Harbour and along the Hudson Bay coastline tonight as temperatures hover near minus 40 C (-40 F) with winds up to 15 km/h (9.3 mph).

In addition, blowing snow will develop along with the potential for blizzard conditions later in the day and Wednesday night at Coral Harbour.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu3#2025068031261966322201701090501ww1373cwnt (also nu24, nu4 and nu1 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Blizzard warning in effect for: Sanikiluaq region

…will reduce visibilities to zero beginning Wednesday morning along Hudson Bay. Blizzard will affect communities along Ungava Bay Wednesday afternoon and evening.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu22#84525127877183265201701100504ww1575cwul

ONTARIO

Snowfall warning for several areas (see link)

15 to 20 cm of snow today and tonight.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on53#183022498564850909201701090503ww1272cwto (also on31, on22, on45 and on35 in the address link for the other affected areas)

*Note: the on35 link also had the following warning:

Snowfall warning for Searchmont – Montreal River Harbour – Batchawana Bay region

Snowfall, with total amounts of 15 to 20 cm (5.9″ to 7.9″) is expected.

 

Snowfall warning for many areas (see link):

A large area of snow associated with a Colorado Low has moved into the region as expected. Snow, heavy at times, will continue into this evening, with around 15 cm (5.9″) expected.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?on14#1533548032140459702201701100503ww1171cwto (also on28 and on7 in the address link for the other affected areas)

QUEBEC

Blizzard warning for Akulivik, Aupaluk, Inukjuak, Ivujivik, Kangiqsualujjuaq, Kangirsuk, Puvirnituq, Quaqtaq and Umiujaq regions

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc9#84525127877183265201701100504ww1575cwul (also qc15, qc7, qc10, qc18, qc14, qc8, qc13 and qc6 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Winter storm warning for many, many areas (see link):

Snowfall amounts of 15 to 25 centimetres (5.9″ to 9.8″) are expected over some regions north of the St. Lawrence and some areas of the Gaspé Peninsula. Up to 35 centimetres (13.8″) could fall over Sept-Îles and Minganie. Moderate to strong winds combined with the snow will reduce visibilities in blowing snow.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc40#2019124301675530693201701090504ww1070cwul (also qc49, qc34, qc63, qc64, qc62, qc51, qc39, qc22, qc35, qc24, qc61, qc36, qc47, qc35, qc52 and qc23 in the address link for the other affected areas)

 

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc60#91124130877183265201701100504ww1070cwul (also qc57 and qc58 in the address link for the other affected areas)

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

Thanks to Terry Homeniuk for these links

2 thoughts on “Extreme cold across the Canadian prairies”

    1. LOL!!! And our SHE-PA tells Alaskan’s not to burn wood or they will fine them!!!! I wish they could burn Bullshit, then we would never run out of fuel..

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