An extreme cold warning for Grande Prairie and area today.

Extremely cold wind chill values near minus 40 will continue. The wind chill may moderate during the day but extreme cold will continue through the week.

In Dawson Creek and Fort St John today:

An arctic airmass has established over the B.C. Peace River. Brisk northerly winds combined with frigid overnight temperatures will give wind chill values of near minus 40 this morning. Wind chill values will stay below minus 30 this afternoon, then falling to minus 40 again overnight through Thursday morning.