Manitoba

Extreme cold warning issued for southwest Manitoba Monday night

Much of southwest Manitoba was under an extreme cold warning Monday night, as temperatures were forecast to dip to -30 C in many communities.

Temperatures to dip to -29 C with wind chill that feels like -39 overnight: Environment Canada

Much of southwest Manitoba was under an extreme cold warning Monday night, as temperatures were forecast to dip to -30 C in many communities. (Justin Fraser/CBC)

Much of southwest Manitoba was under an extreme cold warning Monday night, as temperatures were forecast to dip to -30 C in many communities.

Clear skies combined with northwest winds at 10 to 15 kilometres per hour with wind chill values near -40 and -45 were forecast overnight and into Tuesday morning.

Areas under an extreme cold warning Monday night include:

  • Arborg - Hecla - Fisher River - Gypsumville - Ashern        
  • Brandon - Neepawa - Carberry - Treherne          
  • City of Winnipeg              
  • Dauphin - Russell - Roblin - Winnipegosis             
  • Dugald - Beausejour - Grand Beach        
  • Grand Rapids - Waterhen            
  • Killarney - Pilot Mound - Manitou            
  • Melita - Boissevain - Turtle Mountain Provincial Park      
  • Minnedosa - Riding Mountain National Park       
  • Morden - Winkler - Altona - Morris         
  • Portage la Prairie - Headingley - Brunkild - Carman           
  • Selkirk - Gimli - Stonewall - Woodlands 
  • Ste. Rose - McCreary - Alonsa - Gladstone           
  • Steinbach - St. Adolphe - Emerson - Vita - Richer              
  • Swan River - Duck Mountain - Porcupine Provincial Forest           
  • Virden – Souris

Environment Canada is warning anyone who isn't dressed warmly is at risk of frost bite and hypothermia. 

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