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Environment Canada: Guelph and Waterloo Region in for a frigid evening

Environment Canada: Guelph and Waterloo Region in for a frigid evening

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Environment Canada has issued an Extreme Cold Warning. Guelph Region and Waterloo Region will be experiencing a cold night Tuesday.

According to the agency, temperatures as low as -27 C are possible with wind chill values between 28 and -33.

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Experts warn that survival outdoors in extreme cold can be dangerous for anyone

Residents are being asked to stay in their homes and to keep their pets indoors. Layers are recommended for anyone who must go outside. The outer layer should be windproof.

Environment Canada stated that Frostbite can occur in minutes on exposed skin.

Extreme cold warnings have been issued for most of Ontario, and even Quebec. Sudbury is expecting wind chill values around -40.

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Old Man Winter won’t give Guelph and Waterloo Region much of a reprieve on Wednesday with a high of -13 C and a low of -17 C forecasted by Environment Canada.

Both jurisdictions have opened a number warming centres.

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