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Alerts for: Grand Rapids - Waterhen


1:11 AM CST Monday 25 January 2021
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Grand Rapids and Easterville
  • Waterhen Meadow Portage and Skownan

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

An arctic ridge of high pressure will keep skies clear and allow temperatures to plummet over central portions of Saskatchewan and Manitoba once again tonight. Temperatures in the minus thirties along with winds of 10 to 15 km/h will produce extreme cold windchills of minus 40 or colder for a second consecutive night. Temperatures are expected to moderate slightly Monday morning. However, extreme cold could return for a third night to some areas Monday evening into Tuesday.

Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.

Risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter.

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

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

For more information on cold and your health, visit Manitoba Health at 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 or tweet reports using #MBStorm.


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