Yesterday we told you that it was going to hit -15°C in Toronto by the weekend.
Well, we were wrong – it’s already done it. And the City of Toronto has issued an Extreme Cole Weather Alert for today, January 5, as a result.
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.”
— Toronto PublicHealth (@TOPublicHealth) January 5, 2017
At the time of writing this article, The Weather Network says it currently ‘feels like’ -14°C in Toronto, while Environment Canada concludes that with the wind chill factor, outside temperatures in Toronto are already resting at -17°C.
And it’s 9 am.
By tonight, it’s going to feel more like -20°C in Toronto. But hey, at least there’s no snow…right?
During an Extreme Cold Weather Alert, the City of Toronto encourages members of the public to take the following precautions: