Alberta is expected to hit -50

Category : Canada News
Updated On : February 11, 2019 09:25 AM
By Indian Times Daily

The extreme cold is continuing its icy grip on Alberta. Temperatures with the wind chill will make it feel like it's between –40 C and –50 C in some parts of the province, prompting an extreme cold warning from Environment Canada.

"Some parts of Alberta should expect extreme cold conditions to occur in the overnight and morning hours through the weekend and even into Wednesday," the warning reads.

At 11 a.m. MT Saturday, the coldest spot in Canada was –41.2 C at Teepee Creek, Alta. — just east of Grande Prairie — while the warmest spot in the country was Vancouver Harbour at 1.8 C.

Albertans are advised to keep an eye out for cold-related symptoms, including: Shortness of breath. Chest pain. Muscle pain and weakness. Numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.

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