Environment Canada issued an Extreme Cold Warning for the City of Hamilton effective, January 4th, 2018. A prolonged period of very cold wind chills continues.
An Arctic ridge of high pressure continues to bring cold temperatures and brisk northwesterly winds to Southern Ontario. Windchill values are expected to continue from minus 35 in urban locations to minus 42 in rural areas this morning then continue in the minus 28 to minus 35 range from later this morning until Sunday morning. Many areas will likely remain in the Extreme Cold Warning until Sunday morning when conditions are expected to improve.
This alert will remain in effect until a cancellation notice is issued.
Frigid temperatures continue thru the weekend with a little warm up (to more seasonal temperatures) coming by early next week.
The temperature is forecast to have daytime highs around -15°C for Saturday with low approaching -19°C.
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