Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for the central Alberta area. Extremely cold values near minus 40 are expected tonight and a few areas may see wind chill values approach minus 50.  

Temperatures are expected to warm up a little bit by Wednesday afternoon but linger in the Eastern and Northern Alberta areas.  

The warning is in effect for the following areas: 

  • City of Red Deer 

  • Co. of Stettler near Stettler Nevis and Rochon Sands 

  • Lacombe Co. near Clive Alix and Mirror 

  • Lacombe Co. near Eckville 

  • Lacombe Co. near Lacombe Blackfalds and Bentley 

  • Ponoka Co. near Ponoka and Maskwacis 

  • Red Deer Co. near Elnora Lousana and Delburne 

  • Red Deer Co. near Penhold Innisfail and Bowden 

  • Red Deer Co. near Pine Lake 

  • Red Deer Co. near Spruce View and Red Lodge Prov. Park 

  • Red Deer Co. near Sylvan Lake and Stephansson House 

  • Ponoka Co. near Crestomere
  • Ponoka Co. near Rimbey Bluffton and Hoadley

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