Date: March 23, 2019

Partly cloudy with 30 percent chance of flurries early this morning. Clearing early this morning. Wind northwest 20 km/h gusting to 40 becoming light late this afternoon. High 6. UV index 5 or moderate.

Temp
-2.2C

Wind Chill
-9C

Environment Canada
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Cold Weather Alert Extended for Lambton County

This page was reviewed or revised on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 11:56 AM

Point Edward, ON - Lambton’s Medical Officer of Health has extended a COLD WEATHER ALERT for Lambton County based on the latest forecast from Environment Canada that predicts the temperature to meet the threshold of -15oC.

The alert is expected to remain in effect until Wednesday. A Cold Weather Alert termination will not be issued.

Lambton Public Health advises local agencies that provide shelter and assistance to homeless people to prepare for an increase in demand during the Cold Weather Alert.

All residents should take precautions during a Cold Weather Alert by dressing in layers, shielding exposed areas such as head, neck and face from the wind, and limiting time spent outdoors.

For more information on severe cold weather and the risks involved including hypothermia, frostbite and how to avoid them, visit www.lambtonhealth.on.ca or call 519-383-8331, toll free 1-800-667-1839.

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Please contact:

Theresa Warren
Public Health Inspector
County of Lambton
519-383-8331 ext. 3576