Just after 3:30 pm, Tuesday, Environment Canada issued an Extreme cold warning for many parts of Central Alberta including Lacombe, Red Deer, and Ponoka Counties.
The forecast is calling for extreme cold wind chill values between minus 40 and minus 45 to develop tonight in some areas.
Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia.
3:38 PM MST Tuesday 01 February 2022
Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:
- City of Red Deer
- Co. of Stettler near Stettler Nevis and Rochon Sands
- Lacombe Co. near Clive Alix and Mirror
- Lacombe Co. near Eckville
- Lacombe Co. near Lacombe Blackfalds and Bentley
- Ponoka Co. near Ponoka and Maskwacis
- Red Deer Co. near Elnora Lousana and Delburne
- Red Deer Co. near Penhold Innisfail and Bowden
- Red Deer Co. near Pine Lake
- Red Deer Co. near Spruce View and Red Lodge Prov. Park
- Red Deer Co. near Sylvan Lake and Stephansson House