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Extreme cold warning issued for central B.C.

Time to bundle up.

A very cold air mass will return to the Central B.C. Interior today, hitting the Prince George, Stuart-Nechako, and McGregor areas. Cold temperatures combined with light to moderate northerly winds will result in wind chill values near -40 degrees Celsius tonight. Conditions are expected to improve Wednesday afternoon as the winds ease.

Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.

Watch for cold related symptoms: shortness of breath, chest pain, muscle pain and weakness, numbness and colour change in fingers and toes.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to BCstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #BCStorm.

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