Extreme cold warning issued for southwest Manitoba Monday night
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.
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.