Environment Canada lifts extreme cold warning for Ottawa
Wind chill temperatures still hovering in the –30 C range
Environment Canada has lifted its extreme cold warning for Ottawa, but don't grab those sandals and Bermuda shorts just yet.
As of 11 a.m., local temperatures were hovering around the – 24 C mark, although the wind was making it feel closer to – 35 C.
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The high for Sunday is – 18 C, with temperatures expected to fall overnight to a low of – 29 C.
The extreme cold warnings for Ottawa and much of eastern Ontario were called off just after 10:40 a.m. Sunday.
Ottawa Public Health's frostbite warning, meanwhile, remains in effect.
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Ottawans could see some relief from the cold front on Monday, with a forecasted high of – 9 C. Once again, however, high winds are expected, which could make it feel more like – 34 C.