Extreme Weather

Cold alert continues, another wind chill warning for Hamilton

A wind chill warning as well as an extreme cold alert remain in effect for Hamilton, Wednesday.

The wind chill low today is a staggering – 28 C

Temperatures remain well below freezing all day Wednesday. (CBC Weather Centre)

Environment Canada has issued a wind chill warning for Hamilton Wednesday morning. The city's extreme cold alert remains in effect.

It's -17 C as of 7 a.m. with the wind chill making it feel like -28 C. Believe it or not that's five degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. Can you feel it?

Environment Canada says Hamiltonians should expect a cloudy day with a 60 per cent chance of flurries. The wind is coming in from the southwest at 30 km/h gusting to 50 km/h. The high for Thursday is expected to be -5 C. That might make you feel like you've stepped into Spring compared to the chill of the last week.

A cold alert is issued when current or anticipated weather conditions are at or below -15 C or -20 C with the wind chill.

Watch for blowing snow in and around Hamilton this morning.