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Snow Squall and Extreme Cold Warnings issued by Environment Canada

Snow squall warning in effect for:

  • Espanola – Killarney
  • Manitoulin Island

Periods of brief but intense snowfall are expected. Visibilities will be rapidly reduced due to the heavy snow combined with blowing snow.

Hazards:
Sudden whiteout conditions in heavy snow and local blowing snow.
Peak snowfall rates of 2 to 3 cm per hour.

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

  • Blind River – Thessalon
  • Espanola – Killarney
  • Manitoulin Island

Wind chill values near minus 40 tonight into Friday morning.

Hazard:
Wind chill values near minus 40.

Timing:
Tonight through Friday morning.

Discussion:
Widespread wind chills near minus 40 are expected tonight into Friday morning. Temperatures will moderate through the day on Friday.

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