Plug the car in and bundle up the kids.

Environment Canada issued an Extreme Cold Warning for the Foothills region including High River, Okotoks, Cayley, Turner Valley, Black Diamond, Longview, Claresholm, Nanton and areas within the M.D.'s of Foothills and Willow Creek.

An Arctic airmass continues to produce extreme cold conditions over much of Alberta. Temperatures will moderate somewhat today however very cold temperatures are expected once again this evening and overnight.

Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.

Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.

 

 

 

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