Alerts for: LG Quatre - Laforge and Fontanges

Warnings

3:59 AM EST Thursday 17 January 2019
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • LG Quatre - Laforge and Fontanges

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

Wind chill values reach near minus 48 this morning.

After a light and brief break tonight, the extreme cold will be back beginning Friday evening, reaching near minus 50. This cold snap could persist into Monday.

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

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 QCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #QCStorm.

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