The City of Winnipeg and several areas of southern Manitoba will be experiencing extreme cold wind chills overnight.

Overnight, wind chill values will be near -40 Celcius spreading eastwards across southern Manitoba.

Temperatures will remain cold with highs below -20 Celcius and wind chills in the mid-minus thirties after Thursday, January 16, 2020. 

The colder air will return again for the weekend.

Everyone is at risk during extreme cold but special care should be taken for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter.

Environment Canada advises everyone to watch for cold-related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes and to dress warmly. 

Current watches and warnings:

Areas in red are currently under an extreme cold warning.