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Extreme cold warning in effect for Peterborough and area

Environment Canada has issued a cold weather alert for Peterborough and area.

It may really feel like -35C to -40C Saturday morning with the wind chill, Setting Canada advises in an excessive chilly warning.

This applie to town and county, Lindsay and the Metropolis of Kawartha Lakes.

The climate is predicted to enhance later within the morning. “Wind chill values of minus 35 to minus 40 will proceed for a number of extra hours early this morning,” the climate company advises. “Temperatures will reasonable later this morning bringing an finish to the interval of very chilly wind chills.”

Temperatures are anticipated to return to seasonal norms Sunday, with a excessive of -6C.

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“Excessive chilly places everybody in danger,” Setting Canada states. “Dangers are larger for younger youngsters, older adults, folks with continual diseases, folks working or exercising outdoor, and people with out correct shelter. Costume warmly. Costume in layers that you could take away if you happen to get too heat. The outer layer needs to be wind resistant. Cowl up. Frostbite can develop inside minutes on uncovered pores and skin, particularly with wind chill. If it is too chilly so that you can keep outdoors, it is too chilly to your pet to remain outdoors.”

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Excessive chilly warnings are issued when very chilly temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated threat to well being similar to frost chunk and hypothermia, the advisory notes.


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