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WWCN11 CWNT 161726  
EXTREME COLD WARNING  
FOR THE GREAT SLAVE AND UPPER MACKENZIE AREAS  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 10:26 A.M. MST SUNDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2020.  
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EXTREME COLD WARNING FOR:  
LUTSEL K'E REGION  
YELLOWKNIFE REGION  
NORTH SLAVE REGION INCLUDING WEKWEETI - WHATI - BEHCHOKO  
WRIGLEY REGION  
NORMAN WELLS - TULITA REGION  
FORT GOOD HOPE REGION  
DELINE  
COLVILLE LAKE.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
A PERIOD OF VERY COLD WIND CHILLS CONTINUES. THE COLDEST WIND CHILL  
VALUES WILL BE BETWEEN MINUS 50 AND MINUS 55.  
 
EXTREME COLD CONDITIONS WILL MODERATE IN THE AFTERNOON THEN  
REDEVELOP FOR MOST COMMUNITIES INTO MONDAY MORNING.  
 
WATCH FOR COLD RELATED SYMPTOMS: SHORTNESS OF BREATH, CHEST PAIN,  
MUSCLE PAIN AND WEAKNESS, NUMBNESS AND COLOUR CHANGE IN FINGERS AND  
TOES.  
 
COVER UP. FROSTBITE CAN DEVELOP WITHIN MINUTES ON EXPOSED SKIN,  
ESPECIALLY WITH WIND CHILL.  
 
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  
NTSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)NTSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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