Good news for those who are fed up with the blistering cold temperatures.
As of 7:30 a.m. (February 12), the Government of Canada Weather page called off the Extreme Cold Warning that has been gripping Airidrie and Rocky View County for the past weeks. An 'extreme cold warning' is issued when the temperature or wind chill is expected to reach minus 40°C for at least two hours.
Over the past few weeks, Airdrie has seen windchills reach as low as minus 50°C which has resulted in numerous car problems, home furnace and water tank shut-offs, and of course, frostnipped extremities. The AMA has also reported excruciatingly high wait times due to all the cold weather-related vehicle issues.
Is this the last of the extreme cold warnings for the area? Only time will tell. Check back regularly for your up-to-date weather here anytime.
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