Extreme Cold Weather Warning for:

Little Abitibi – Kesagami Lake-Timmins – Cochrane – Iroquois Falls

Wind chill values of minus 40 are occurring this morning. Conditions will improve early this afternoon, but are expected to redevelop overnight into Thursday morning.

Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.

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

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

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

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