Toronto’s deep freeze continued on Tuesday with a low of at least -13 C. The already-frigid temperature will feel more like -20 C once the wind chill is factored in.
The mercury will drop even further overnight, leading to a low of -26 C with the wind chill.
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Still, it’s nothing compared to the weather in Timmins: buses were cancelled as the temperature hit -46 C with the wind chill.
And in Winnipeg, Man. – affectionately known as Winterpeg – it was -30 C, and it felt more like -41 C with the wind chill.
The City of Toronto issued an extreme cold weather alert on Monday morning, warning homeless people to seek indoor shelter after Environment Canada predicted overnight temperatures Monday night could dip below -15 C.
The alert remains in effect on Tuesday.
The normal temperature this time of year for Toronto is -2 C.
On Wednesday, Toronto can expect a high of -10 C and a low of -18 C, but it will feel more like -20 C with the wind chill. On Thursday, the high will drop to -12 C and we’ll see a low of -17 C, but it will feel more like -18 C.