Chilly Valentine: Weather warning issued for Burlington, Milton, Oakville

 

An Extreme Cold Warning is in effect for Halton Hills and Milton.

According to Environment Canada, wind chills could push the temperature near minus-30 Friday morning.

A Cold Warning has been issued by the Halton Region Health Department with temperatures are expected to drop to minus-15 the night of Valentine’s Day with a chance of flurries Saturday.

"Exposure to cold weather can increase your risk of cold-related injuries, including frostbite and hypothermia," said the regional health department. "These injuries can result in severe health consequences."

The Cold Warning is in effect until temperatures rise above -15 degrees Celsius or weather conditions improve and the risks involved with prolonged exposure are reduced.

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