City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park
8:10 PM MST Monday 16 January 2012
Wind chill warning for
City of Edmonton – St. Albert – Sherwood Park continued
Wind chill values of minus 40c or less developing tonight.
Wind chill warning in effect.
- Periods of light snow ending this evening then partly cloudy. Wind up to 15 km/h. Extreme wind chill minus 43c.
This is a warning that extreme wind chill conditions are imminent or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions. Listen for updated statements.
Cold Arctic air has moved into Alberta and will cause overnight temperatures to drop below minus 30c tonight. Winds of 15 km/h are forecast to persist into Tuesday morning producing wind chill values below minus 40c. Wind chills will warm slightly throughout Tuesday as temperatures rise above minus 30c, however, wind chills below minus 40c will return Tuesday evening.
At these extreme wind chill values frostbite on exposed skin may occur in less than 10 minutes.