Wind Chill Advisory In Effect for Saturday Morning

Posted January 22, 2019

"It could freeze in as little as 5 to 10 minutes in strong winds, and certainly in less than 20 minutes, frost bite is possible".

A wind chill advisory went into effect after 8 inches of snow fell in Seneca County. Northwest winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 miles per hour are forecast. The highest temperature of the day was back at midnight.

Environment Canada has issued an Extreme Cold Warning for Waterloo Region and much of southern Ontario calling for frigid temperatures.

Forecasters are calling for single digit temperatures in most areas, with wind chills of -15 to -40 degrees in parts of the Hudson Valley on Monday. Temperatures will remain bitterly cold, however. Wind chill values near -25C to -30C are expected tonight. Low minus 24. Wind chill minus 32 in the evening and minus 38 overnight.

Monday morning's commute was affected by the weather, as the TTC warned of their equipment being impacted by the extreme cold weather. A Winter Weather Advisory for accumulating snow begins at 6 p.m. through noon Tuesday. Thursday afternoon will be partly cloudy with highs in the lower-50s. Periods of lake effect snow showers along the eastern shoreline this morning will come to an end by early this afternoon.