February 4, 2015 9:30 am
Updated: February 4, 2015 1:46 pm

Cold morning brings weather warnings in Manitoba

Cold warnings are in effect in northern Manitoba Wednesday morning.

Submitted by: Nancy Chapel

WINNIPEG – Manitobans will want to bundle up before venturing forth Wednesday, with extreme cold warnings in effect in the northern reaches of the province.

Northern Manitoba is experiencing wind chills in the -45 to -50 range.

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Brochet, Tadoule Lake, Lynn Lake, Leaf Rapids, Pukatawagan, Thompson, Nelson House, Split Lake, Churchill, York, Gillam and Shamattawa were all under an extreme cold warning, with brisk northwest winds combined with temperatures near -35 C producing very cold wind chills. The warnings for all but Tadoule Lake, Gillam and Shamattawa ended at 10:30 a.m.

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The temperature in Winnipeg at 7 a.m. was -25 C, but it felt like -36 with the wind chill. A high of -19 C with a wind chill making it feel like -29 is forecast.

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