Alerts for: Gjoa Haven

Warnings

1:24 PM MST Saturday 19 January 2019
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Gjoa Haven

A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected. The coldest wind chill values will be between minus 55 and minus 60.

Temperatures dropping to near minus 40 Celsius overnight with moderate winds will create extreme cold conditions. The extreme wind chill values are expected to persist into Monday morning when a slight warming to the temperatures will occur.

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

Check on older family, friends and neighbours.

Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to NUstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #NUStorm.

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