Extreme cold warning in effect

By Justin Goulet (@JustinGoulet21)
February 25, 2019 - 6:12am Updated: February 25, 2019 - 8:09am

LETHBRIDGE, AB - Much of the province is under an extreme cold warning Monday morning, including Lethbridge and surrounding areas.

The weather alert from Environment Canada affects the Lethbridge - Taber - Milk River region, which includes the following areas:

  • City of Lethbridge
  • Co. of Forty Mile near Skiff
  • Co. of Lethbridge near Coaldale
  • Co. of Lethbridge near Coalhurst Nobleford and Barons
  • Co. of Lethbridge near Picture Butte and Turin
  • Co. of Warner near Milk River and Coutts
  • Co. of Warner near Raymond Stirling and New Dayton
  • Co. of Warner near Warner
  • Co. of Warner near Wrentham
  • Co. of Warner near Writing-On-Stone Prov. Park
  • M.D. of Taber near Grassy Lake and Hwys 877 and 513
  • M.D. of Taber near Taber and Barnwell
  • M.D. of Taber near Vauxhall and Hays

The coldest wind chill values are expected to be near minus 40 degrees. Conditions are expected to improve Monday afternoon as temperatures rise.

Environment Canada says wind chill values might hit around minus 40 again on Tuesday morning, but relief from the very cold temperatures is anticipated by Wednesday afternoon.

With the extreme cold warning comes a risk of frostbite. Residents in affected areas are advised to bundle up and stay warm.

A listing of other areas impacted can be found at Environment Canada's website

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