January 17, 2016 9:25 pm
Updated: January 18, 2016 1:41 pm

Extreme cold warning ended in southern Saskatchewan

Environment Canada has ended the extreme cold warning issued Sunday across southern Saskatchewan.

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UPDATE: All cold warnings mentioned in this story have ended

Saskatchewan remains under the grip of a bitterly cold arctic high pressure system. A night of extreme wind chills in the -40 to -45 degree Celsius range is in store for portions of the province.

Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning across southern Saskatchewan Sunday.

READ MORE: Saskatoon one of the coldest places in Canada Saturday

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The extreme wind chill will develop late Sunday evening and continue overnight across the province, as lows dip down into the -29 to -33 range, with southeasterly winds near 15 kilometres per hour.

Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill create an elevated risk to health, including frostbite and hypothermia.

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Extreme cold warning ENDED for:

  • Prince Albert – Shellbrook – Spiritwood – Duck Lake
  • Melfort – Tisdale – Nipawin – Carrot River
  • Saskatoon
  • Regina
  • Martensville – Warman – Rosthern – Delisle – Wakaw
  • Outlook – Watrous – Hanley – Imperial – Dinsmore
  • The Battlefords – Unity – Maidstone – St. Walburg
  • Moose Jaw – Pense – Central Butte – Craik
  • Assiniboia – Gravelbourg – Coronach
  • Yorkton – Melville – Esterhazy
  • Moosomin – Grenfell – Kipling – Wawota
  • Hudson Bay – Porcupine Plain
  • Kamsack – Canora – Preeceville
  • Meadow Lake – Big River – Green Lake – Pierceland
  • Humboldt – Wynyard – Wadena – Lanigan – Foam Lake
  • Fort Qu’Appelle – Indian Head – Lumsden – Pilot Butte
  • Estevan – Weyburn – Radville – Milestone
  • Carlyle – Oxbow – Carnduff – Bienfait – Stoughton

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