If you’ve stepped outside this morning, you’ve felt it.
The cold is for real today.
So much so that the City has kept the Extreme Cold Weather Alert it issued yesterday in effect for today, Wednesday, December 13 as well.
#ExtremeColdWeatherAlert is issued. If you see someone outside in need of help due to extreme cold weather, call 311. In an emergency, call 911. More https://t.co/DdqHRJ1ekf pic.twitter.com/kB4b5oMELc
— City of Toronto (@TorontoComms) December 13, 2017
According to a release from the City, “Extreme Cold Weather Alerts are issued when the temperature is forecast to reach -15ºC or colder, or when the wind chill is forecast to reach -20 or colder.”
According to Environment Canada it is currently -12.3°C in Toronto, -22°C with the windchill.
During an Extreme Cold Weather Alert, the City of Toronto encourages members of the public to take the following precautions: