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Severe cold warning issued for Barrie area

Extreme wind chill values near or below minus 30 are expected overnight and early Sunday morning
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WEATHER ALERT
ENVIRONMENT CANADA
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Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:
  • Midland - Coldwater - Orr Lake
  • Orillia - Lagoon City - Washago

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

Extreme wind chill values near or below minus 30 are expected overnight and early Sunday 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.

Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.

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

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