Valentine’s Day may give you a warm heart, but if you venture outside today….make sure you bundle up the rest of you. According to Environment Canada there is an Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:
- Niagara Falls – Welland – Southern Niagara Region
- St. Catharines – Grimsby – Northern Niagara Region
A period of very cold wind chills is expected. The coldest air of the season has settled across Southern Ontario for the weekend as a large arctic high pressure area moves slowly across the Great Lakes.
Extremely cold wind chills of between minus 30 to minus 40 are once again expected this morning as bitterly cold arctic air settles over the area.
Slow improvement of the wind chills is expected this afternoon as the strengthening February sun helps to moderate this frigid arctic airmass, with temperatures inching upward a few degrees.
Considerably milder weather will arrive on Family Day Monday with temperatures approaching normal values for this time of year.
Now looking at the forecast for the region a few flurries ending this morning then clearing. Wind north 20 km/h becoming light this morning. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 30 this morning.
Clear. Increasing cloudiness before morning. Low minus 15.
Cloudy. Light snow beginning in the morning. Wind becoming south 20 km/h in the morning. High minus 1.
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 1.
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of snow. High plus 1.
Cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 2.
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. High plus 1.
Cloudy with 40 percent chance of flurries. Low minus 5.
A mix of sun and cloud. High zero.
Cloudy periods. Low minus 1.
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