A special weather statement for Simcoe County has ended and has been replaced by an extreme cold warning, with temperatures expected to fall rapidly tonight.
The extreme cold warning is in effect for Barrie, Collingwood, Hillsdale, Midland, Coldwater, Orr Lake, Orillia, Lagoon City, Washago, Innisfil, New Tecumseth, Angus, Orangeville, Grand Valley, Southern Dufferin County, Shelburne, Mansfield, and Northern Dufferin County.
A prolonged period of very cold wind chills is expected.
Temperatures will fall rapidly this evening to reach lows of minus 20 to 25 degrees Celsius. Wind chill values due to northwest winds up to 50 kilometres per hour will be in the minus 35 to 40 range tonight. Temperatures and wind…