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Wind chill warning in effect for the area Ended

Thursday, January 24, 2013   by: Kate AdamsEnvironment Canada has ended the windchill warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River.

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As of 10:07 PM EST Wednesday, Environment Canada issued continued a wind chill warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River

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Cold wind chill values of minus 40 to minus 50 overnight into Thursday morning.

A bitterly cold Arctic airmass has settled over Ontario. Temperatures of minus 30 to minus 35 degrees combined with winds of 15 km/h will result in extreme wind chill values of minus 40 to minus 50 overnight and into Thursday morning. Conditions will improve later Thursday as winds diminish and temperatures rise with daytime heating.

Extreme caution is advised if outdoors. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur within minutes if adequate precautions are not taken when outdoors.
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