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Bundle up, keep moving: Tips on how to stay warm as Arctic front chills Okanagan

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Dealing with the Cold
Travis Lowe gives the Lowe Down on staying warm during the Okanagan's current Arctic air outbreak – Feb 5, 2019

Environment Canada is calling for cold temperatures tonight. And Wednesday as well.

For Tuesday, the national weather service says the overnight low will be minus-26 C with a risk of frostbite.

For Wednesday, the day will start with the mercury at minus-26 in the morning, rising to -16 in the afternoon and falling to -21 overnight. Winds of up to 15 km/h are also expected.

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Peter Quinlan, Global News meteorologist, said some areas in the Shuswap fell as low as -27 C Monday overnight.

Minus 27? That’s c-c-c-cold.

“Certainly the coldest day the Central Okanagan has seen in over two years,” said Quinlan.

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The weather won’t be bitterly cold for long, though. The daytime high for Thursday will be -9 with the overnight low at -10. For Friday, it’ll be -5 for the high and -9 overnight.

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