Alerts for: Smiths Falls - Lanark - Sharbot Lake
3:06 PM EST Tuesday 25 January 2022
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:
- Plevna - Sharbot Lake - Western Lanark County
- Smiths Falls - Perth - Eastern Lanark County
A period of very cold wind chills is expected.
Minimum low temperatures of minus 27 to 34 degrees Celsius with wind chill values between minus 35 to minus 40.
Tonight through Wednesday morning.
Bitterly cold arctic air settles over the region once again.
Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.
Risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter.
Dress warmly. Dress in layers that you can remove if you get too warm. The outer layer should be wind resistant.
Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.
If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside.
Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ONstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ONStorm.