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WWCN16 CWNT 262100  
EXTREME COLD WARNING  
FOR THE QIKIQTAALUK AREA  
UPDATED BY ENVIRONMENT CANADA  
AT 4:00 P.M. EST SUNDAY 26 JANUARY 2020.  
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EXTREME COLD WARNING FOR:  
POND INLET.  
 
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==DISCUSSION==  
 
TEMPERATURES WELL INTO THE MINUS THIRTIES AND A SOUTHERLY WIND WILL  
BRING PERIODS OF EXTREME WIND CHILLS IN THE -50 TO -55 RANGE INTO  
MONDAY.  
 
EXTREME COLD PUTS EVERYONE AT RISK.  
 
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  
NUSTORM(AT)CANADA.CA OR TWEET REPORTS USING (HASH)NUSTORM.  
 
HTTP://WEATHER.GC.CA  
 
END/PASPC  
 
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