Simcoe County is still in the grips of a deep freeze.
Environment Canada is maintaining an extreme cold warning for the region, including Collingwood, Barrie, Midland, and Orillia, south to Innisfil and New Tecumseth, with wind chill values near or below minus 30 are occurring early this morning in most areas.
As well, Environment Canada’s winter weather travel advisory remains in place for the Midland and Orillia areas as flurries — at times heavy through the region today — will give reduced visibility and make driving difficult in some areas.
Local amounts of five centimetres or so are possible today. Significantly higher amounts are likely closer to Georgian Bay due to lake enhancement.
The wind chills are expected…