Extreme cold warning in effect in Toronto as temps set to plunge to -30 with wind chill

2022-01-29 11:37:00 PM

Extreme cold warning in effect in Toronto as temps set to plunge to -30 with wind chill

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Extreme cold warning in effect in Toronto as temps set to plunge to -30 with wind chill

Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for the City of Toronto Saturday due to wind chill that could see temperatures plunge as low as -30C.

The agency says that the cold temperatures pose greater risks to “young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter.”They are also warning of frostbite, which the agency says can develop in minutes, especially with the wind chill.

Watch for cold-related symptoms, such as shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.The agency is advising that those who must go outdoors, cover up. They are also advising residents to take their pets indoors.

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It could feel like -35 C in Toronto tonight as city issues extreme cold weather alertThe city has opened warming centres for Toronto’s unhoused population as the temperature drops severely Friday night into Saturday. Global warming at its finest. Hope it gets colder as the carbon tax is needed to cool the earth. and yet snow pick up hasn't happened on many toronto streets. do the job right the 1st time instead of repeatedly doing the same job over and over and over again. do this the first time.

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The warning extends through Saturday evening and into Sunday morning.min.Social Sharing Convoy gathered at noon in Vaughan before heading east to Kingston CBC News · Posted: Jan 27, 2022 3:04 PM ET | Last Updated: 1 hour ago Supporters of a truckers' convoy opposed to a federal vaccine mandate cheer outside the Vaughan Mills outlet mall, in Vaughan, Ont.The top official who oversees security for the House of Commons has issued a warning to MPs about the potential risks related to the coming convoy of truckers set to arrive on Parliament Hill as early as tomorrow.

The agency says that the cold temperatures pose greater risks to “young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter.” They are also warning of frostbite, which the agency says can develop in minutes, especially with the wind chill. Environment Canada says people should expect the extreme cold to start Friday evening and last until Saturday morning. Watch for cold-related symptoms, such as shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes. The agency is advising that those who must go outdoors, cover up. The weather agency says Toronto is seeing a daytime high of -11 C feeling like -23 with wind chill. They are also advising residents to take their pets indoors. Organizers have said that they are running a peaceful and law-abiding demonstration, and some have made attempts to distance their efforts from the rhetoric being amplified by some people who are involved with the event.

“If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside,” they said. In response to the extreme , Toronto will open the following warming centres to the public: 129 Peter Street Exhibition Place, Better Living Centre, 195 Princes' Boulevard Scarborough Civic Centre, 150 Borough Drive Warming centres provide washroom facilities, snacks, a warm place to rest, and other services to unhoused Torontonians. The City of Toronto’s warming centres are currently open. To view a list of city-run warming centres, click . Saturday is expected to be sunny, feeling like -28 C with wind chill in the morning, and -13 C in the afternoon, Environment Canada.