Environment Canada Says Extreme Cold will Last Until Wednesday

Environment Canada (EC) has issued an extreme cold warning after an arctic air mass has enveloped the province.

EC says that the air mass is expected to stay over Manitoba the next few days.

While highs will reach -25 and -20 on Monday and Tuesday respectively, wind chills as cold as -40 are expected in southern Manitoba. Northern Manitoba, meanwhile, will see wind chills around -45.

Areas below in red are currently under the warning.

  • Tonight

    Periods of light snow ending after midnight then clearing. Local blowing snow in outlying areas. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. Low minus 27. Wind chill minus 20 in the evening and minus 42 overnight. Frostbite in minutes.

  • Monday

    Sunny. Local blowing snow in outlying areas in the morning and early in the afternoon. Wind north 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 24. Wind chill minus 44 in the morning and minus 36 in the afternoon. Frostbite in minutes. UV index 1 or low.

  • Monday night

    Clear. Wind northwest 20 km/h becoming light near midnight. Low minus 30. Wind chill minus 34 in the evening and minus 39 overnight. Risk of frostbite.

  • Tuesday

    Sunny. High minus 21.

  • Tuesday night

    Clear. Low minus 21.

  • Wednesday

    Sunny. High minus 8.

  • Wednesday night

    Clear. Low minus 7.

  • Thursday

    Sunny. High minus 2.

  • Thursday night

    Clear. Low minus 5.

  • Friday

    A mix of sun and cloud. High plus 1.