Monday, January 16, 2012

Baby, It's Cold Outside!

This from the online weather site we use. For you non-Metric folks, the two scales converge at -40.

Summary

Wind chill values of minus 40 or less developing tonight. This is a warning that extreme wind chill conditions are imminent or occurring in these regions. Monitor weather conditions..Listen for updated statements.

Details

Cold Arctic air has moved into Alberta and will cause overnight temperatures to drop below minus 30 tonight. Winds of 15 km/h are forecast to persist into Tuesday morning producing wind chill values below minus 40. Wind chills will warm slightly throughout Tuesday as temperatures rise above minus 30, however, wind chills below minus 40 will return Tuesday evening. At these extreme wind chill values frostbite on exposed skin may occur in less than 10 minutes.
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Since this is supposed to last all week, this would be a good week to be much further south than here.

Friday, January 6, 2012