823  
WWCN11 CWNT 200413  
EXTREME COLD WARNING  
FOR THE GREAT SLAVE AND UPPER MACKENZIE AREAS  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 9:13 P.M. MST MONDAY 19 FEBRUARY 2018.  
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EXTREME COLD WARNING FOR:  
LUTSEL K'E REGION  
NORTH SLAVE REGION INCLUDING WEKWEETI - WHATI - BEHCHOKO.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
A PERIOD OF VERY COLD WIND CHILLS IS EXPECTED.  
 
WIND CHILL VALUES OF MINUS 50 ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT AND TUESDAY  
MORNING.  
 
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.  
 
WATCH FOR COLD RELATED SYMPTOMS: SHORTNESS OF BREATH, CHEST PAIN,  
MUSCLE PAIN AND WEAKNESS, NUMBNESS AND COLOUR CHANGE IN FINGERS AND  
TOES.  
 
IF IT'S TOO COLD FOR YOU TO STAY OUTSIDE, IT'S TOO COLD FOR YOUR PET  
TO STAY OUTSIDE.  
 
EXTREME COLD WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN VERY COLD TEMPERATURES OR WIND  
CHILL CREATES AN ELEVATED RISK TO HEALTH SUCH AS FROST BITE AND  
HYPOTHERMIA.  
 
PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALERTS AND FORECASTS ISSUED BY  
ENVIRONMENT CANADA. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER, SEND AN EMAIL TO  
EC.STORM.EC(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)NTSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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