Wind chill warning for Hamilton, cold alert continues
The wind chill low today is a staggering – 38 C
Environment Canada has issued a wind chill warning for Hamilton Tuesday morning. The city's extreme cold alert remains in effect.
It's -22 C as of 7 a.m. with the wind chill making it feel like -33 C. Bundle up. The wind chill low today is expected to be a staggering –38 C.
Environment Canada says Hamiltonians should expect a cloudy day wit blowing snow. The wind is coming in from the southwest at 30 km/h gusting to 50 km/h. The high for Tuesday is expected to be -17 C with a wind chill of -31 C. The low tonight will be -21 with a wind chill of -34 C.
A cold alert is issued when current or anticipated weather conditions are at or below -15 C or -20 C with the wind chill.
Environment Canada’s forecast for the city calls for a low of –24 C Tuesday. The previous extreme cold temperature for Jan. 28 at Hamilton International Airport’s weather station, which began collecting climate data in 1959, is –24.2 C, registered on that day in 2005.