Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for most of Manitoba including the City of Winnipeg.
Very cold wind chills are expected tonight into Friday afternoon.
Wind chills near -40c are expected to redevelop in southern Manitoba as cold arctic air settles over the province.
In the north wind chills values of between -45c to -50c
With wind chills in the extreme range, frostbite is a real concern as exposed skin can freeze within minutes. Hypothermia is also a concern for those working outside or living without adequate shelter.
Environment Canada issues extreme cold warnings when very cold temperatures or wind chills increase the risk to health.
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