An extreme cold warning is in effect for the Peace Country. 

A long period of extreme cold temperatures and wind chills from now until Sunday.

Temperatures will drop to near minus 30 degrees Celsius tonight with wind chills near minus 40.

Over the weekend, morning temperatures will reach minus 40 degrees Celsius in many areas. Wind chills will approach minus 50.

Risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter. Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.

If it’s too cold for you to stay outside, it’s too cold for your pet to stay outside.

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Information provided by Environment Canada

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