Extreme cold weather alert still in effect for Toronto

January 4, 2016 11:36 am

An extreme cold weather alert issued for the City of Toronto remains in effect this morning after temperatures plummeted overnight.


Toronto’s Chief Medical Officer of Health issued the alert yesterday, prompting officials to open two 24-hour drop-in centres, one in Cabbagetown and one near Alexandra Park.


A high of -11 C is expected in the city today and Environment Canada says Toronto could see a low of -15 C on Monday night.


During the extreme cold, residents are being warned to bundle up and avoid prolonged exsposure to the elements.


The weather should return to more seasonable temperatures on Tuesday.


Environment Canada is calling for a high of -3 C on Tuesday, a high of 0 C on Wednesday and a high of 1 C on Thursday.


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Source: CP24.com