0.2 C
Fort St. John
Monday, October 14, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Home News Extreme cold warning issued for the North Peace

Extreme cold warning issued for the North Peace

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – An extreme cold warning has been issued for the North Peace.

Environment Canada says a period of very cold wind chills is expected through Saturday night.  The wind chill will produce temperatures below minus 40.

The forecast calls for temperatures to drop to minus 38 overnight Friday and to minus 43 overnight Saturday before the current storm moves out of the B.C. Peace.

See the full warning below.

Warnings

2:32 PM PST Friday 01 February 2019
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • B.C. North Peace River

A period of very cold wind chills is expected.

With arctic air now settled over the Peace region, strong northerly winds will continue tonight to produce wind chill values below minus 40. Windy conditions are expected to last through Saturday night.

Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.

Risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Local Events

Must Read

Climate activist Greta Thunberg tweets that she plans to visit Alberta

EDMONTON — Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has announced that's she's going to Alberta. The 16-year-old tweeted that she'll be heading north following "a few days of...

Where the party leaders are Monday