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Wind chill warning for the area continues

Thursday, January 24, 2013   by: Kate AdamsAs of 5:08 AM EST Thursday, Environment Canada issued continued a wind chill warning for North Bay - Powassan - Mattawa and West Nipissing - French River

Cold wind chill values of minus 40 to minus 50 this morning.

A bitterly cold Arctic airmass has settled over Ontario. Temperatures of minus 30 to minus 35 degrees combined with winds of 15 to 20 km/h will result in extreme wind chill values of minus 40 to minus 50 this morning. Conditions will improve later today 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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