Extreme wind chill warning in effect

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The wind chill in southern Saskatchewan, including the Prince Albert area, was expected to reach between -40 and -50 C this morning, Environment Canada report.

Wind Chill warning

The wind chill in southern Saskatchewan, including the Prince Albert area, was expected to reach between -40 and -50 C this morning, Environment Canada report.

This is considered “Extreme wind chill conditions.”

A southwest wind of 20 to 30 km/h combined with early morning temperatures in the -30s to create these extreme wind chill conditions.

At this wind chill, frostbite on exposed skin may occur in five to 10 minutes.

It is anticipated that the temperature clime throughout the day above warning thresholds, but strong southerly winds are expected to maintain cold conditions as well as reduced visibility and blowing snow.

As indicated in an article that can be read by clicking HERE, conditions are expected to warm up.

Organizations: Prince Albert, Environment Canada

Geographic location: Southern Saskatchewan

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