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Saturday sees more cold wind chills

A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills continues. The coldest wind chill values will be between minus 40 and minus 45. Most of Alberta will see extreme wind chills return by Saturday morning.
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Winter forest with trees covered snow. Nature

A multi-day episode of very cold wind chills continues. The coldest wind chill values will be between minus 40 and minus 45.

Most of Alberta will see extreme wind chills return by Saturday morning. Southern Alberta will then warm slightly on Saturday afternoon bringing an end to the extreme cold for most areas. However in Northern and Central regions the extreme cold should persist until Monday.

Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.

Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.

If it's too cold for you to stay outside, it's too cold for your pet to stay outside.

Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ABstorm@canada.ca or tweet reports using #ABStorm.


Saturday’s daytime high of -24 C will feel like -40 C in the morning and -32 C in the afternoon, as a result of winds up to 15 km/h. St. Albert should see sunny skies.

Frostbite can occur within minutes.

Clear skies into the evening, with an overnight low of -28 C. Wind chill will make temperatures feel like -41 C overnight.

The St. Albert Gazette is looking for photos of the latest weather conditions in St. Albert and Sturgeon County.

If something catches your eye with the day’s weather, snap a picture and send it over to editor@stalbert.greatwest.ca to be featured on our site.