The Medical Officer of Health for the City of Hamilton is issuing a Cold Weather Alert effective overnight tonight, December 18th, 2019.
A Cold Alert is issued when current or anticipated weather conditions are at or below minus 15° Celsius or minus 20° with wind chill.
This alert will remain in effect until a cancellation notice is issued.
The temperature is forecast to drop overnight to -16°C with windchill of -23°C. The Thursday daytime high will reach -6°C with the overnight low for -16°C again.
Milder temperatures are forecast on the weekend.
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For more information, visit www.hamilton.ca/cold
Source: City of Hamilton, The Weather Network