Extreme cold in the prairies, including all of Saskatchewan,

Coldest wind chill values between -40 C and -45 C (-40 F to -49 F).

ALBERTA

11 January 2017
Extreme Cold Warning for HUGE number of areas (see link):

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#114337518784955755201701110501ww1676cwwg (also ab33, ab22, ab16, ab31, ab14, ab25, ab8, ab30, ab34, ab18, ab23, ab2, ab11, ab32, ab5 and sk32 in the address link for the other affected areas)

BRITISH COLUMBIA

Extreme Cold Warning for Chilcotin region

Very cold wind chill values near minus 40 C (-40 F) will develop in Chilcotin overnight through Thursday 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) will continue in Yoho Park – Kootenay Park and Elk Valley today through Thursday.

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) will redevelop overnight through Thursday morning near Merritt.

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

Arctic outflow warning for North Coast – inland sections

An Arctic ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior is forcing cold Arctic air to spill out through North Coast inland valleys. These outflow winds are producing wind chill values near minus 20 C (-4 F) locally, particularly near Terrace.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?bc9#2347561131153396566201701090502ww1171cwvr

MANITOBA

Extreme Cold Warning huge number of areas (see link):

Extreme wind chills in the -40 C to -45 C (-40 F to -49 F) range are expected as temperatures drop.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?mb19#213159616247238192201701100501ww1171cwwg (also mb20, mb7, mb9, mb18, mb10, mb23, mb4, mb5, mb17, mb3, mb21, mb8, mb14, mb16, mb2, mb25 and mb6 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Extreme Cold Warning for many areas (see link):

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

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

NORTHWEST TERRITORIES

Blizzard warning for Paulatuk, Sachs Harbour, Tuktoyaktuk – East Channel Region and Ulukhaktok regions

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nt10#93752707784955755201701110501ww1272cwnt (also nt11, nt23 and nt12 in the address link for the other affected areas)

NUNAVUT

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

A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills is expected.

Temperatures near minus 40 C (-40 F) along with winds of 40 to 50 km/h (24.9 to 31.1 mph) are expected to generate extreme wind chills near -55 C to -60 C (-67 F to -76 F) overnight and continue on Thursday. Blowing snow and poor visibilities are also expected.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu2#1754354082033925767201701110501ww1373cwnt (also 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 cold conditions tonight into Thursday morning. Temperatures may moderate by a few degrees by Thursday afternoon.

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

Extreme Cold Warning for Hall Beach region

Temperatures near minus 40 C (-40 F) along with wind speeds of 20 to 30 km/h (12.4 to 18.6 mph) are combining to create wind chill values near -55 C (-67 F) or colder for Hall Beach this evening and overnight.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu25#11316936568056021201701120501ww1676cwnt

Blizzard warning for Cape Dorset, Coral Harbour, Kimmirut and Naujaat regions

Blizzard developing over southern Baffin Island and Southampton Island this evening lasting into Thursday. Blizzard developing over Naujaat Thursday morning and lasting until Friday morning.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?nu15#91729543795127007201701110501ww1676cwnt (also nu4, nu14 and nu5 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Blizzard warning for Sanikiluaq region

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

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

QUEBEC

Blizzard warning for Akulivik, Aupaluk, Inukjuak, Ivujivik, Kangiqsujuaq – Raglan Lake, Kangirsuk, Puvirnituq, Quaqtaq, Salluit and Umiujaq regions

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

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?qc9#84525127877183265201701100504ww1575cwul (also qc15, qc7, qc10, qc12, qc14, qc8, qc13, qc11 and qc6 in the address link for the other affected areas)

SASKATCHEWAN

Extreme Cold Warning for many areas (see link):

A period of very cold wind chills continues. The coldest wind chill values will be between minus 45 C and minus 50 C (-49 F to -58 F).

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?sk27#154423273808648420201701100501ww1474cwwg (also sk30, sk25, sk26, sk23, sk22, sk28, sk31 and sk29 in the address link for the other affected areas)

Extreme Cold Warning for all other regions except those listed in the above warning and the City of Lloydminster, Sask.

Extreme wind chills in the -40 C to -45 C (-40 F to -49 F) range are expected as temperatures drop. Extreme wind chills will redevelop overnight in Saskatchewan and throughout the day on Thursday in Manitoba as the cold air deepens.

http://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?sk1#213159616247238192201701100501ww1373cwwg (also sk2 to sk21, sk24, sk26 and sk27 in the address link for the other affected areas)

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

Thanks to Terry Homeniuk for these links


1 thought on “Extreme cold in the prairies, including all of Saskatchewan,”

  1. Hell its cold on Canada’s prairies !!!
    Everyone’s cold………..even hairies !!
    In “F”…. minus forty!!
    In “C “…..minus forty !!!
    Minus forty shrinks your plums down to cherries !!

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