An extreme-cold warning is in effect for Barrie, Collingwood, Hillsdale, Midland, Coldwater, Orr Lake, Orillia, Lagoon City and Washago.
According to Environment Canada, windchill values of near -30 C or below were reported in some areas this morning. Windchills will moderate during daytime hours. However, tonight windchill values are again expected to be -30 C or below.
Extreme cold puts everyone at risk. Risks are greater for young children, older adults, people with chronic illnesses, people working or exercising outdoors, and those without proper shelter.
Dress warmly. Dress in layers that you can remove if you get too warm. The outer layer should be wind resistant. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with…