Windchill to reach around -41 C Sunday in Red Deer

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for Red Deer.

Temperature falling to -29 C Sunday afternoon. Wind chill near – 41 C. Frostbite in minutes, the weather agency states. Wind north 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light this afternoon.

Snow, about two cm, beginning early this evening, with wind up to 15 km/h. Temperatures will be -31 C Sunday night with wind chill of -38 C this evening and -43C overnight.

The cold warning is in effect for parts of central Alberta including Lacombe, Blackfalds, Stettler, Sylvan Lake, Ponoka, Maskwacis, Bashaw and Big Valley.

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