UPDATE: Environment & Climate Change Canada has ended their extreme cold warning for the Lloydminster area.


Environment & Climate Change Canada has issued an extreme cold advisory for Lloydminster and surrounding areas. They say The coldest wind chill values will be between minus 40 and minus 45.

Extreme cold warnings are issued when very cold temperatures or wind chill creates an elevated risk to health such as frost bite and hypothermia. The warning is in effect for:

Beaver Co. near Viking and Kinsella
City of Lloydminster Alb.
Co. of Minburn near Innisfree Lavoy and Ranfurly
Co. of Minburn near Minburn and Mannville
Co. of Two Hills near Myrnam and Derwent
Co. of Two Hills near Two Hills and Brosseau
Co. of Vermilion River near Dewberry and Clandonald
Co. of Vermilion River near Islay and McNabb Sanctuary
Co. of Vermilion River near Kitscoty and Marwayne
Co. of Vermilion River near Paradise Valley
Co. of Vermilion River near Tulliby Lake
Co. of Vermilion River near Vermilion
Flagstaff Co. near Alliance and Bellshill Lake
Flagstaff Co. near Killam and Sedgewick
Flagstaff Co. near Lougheed and Hardisty
M.D. of Provost near Czar Metiskow and Cadogan
M.D. of Provost near Hughenden Amisk and Kessler
M.D. of Provost near Provost and Hayter
M.D. of Wainwright near Chauvin Dillberry Lake and Roros
M.D. of Wainwright near Edgerton and Koroluk Landslide
M.D. of Wainwright near Irma
M.D. of Wainwright near Wainwright

Enviro Canada advises residents to Cover up. Frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin, especially with wind chill.