Ottawa Weather: Biting cold on Friday and throughout the weekend

Expect sunny but freezing weather in the capital today and throughout the weekend.

Environment Canada’s forecast calls for sunshine and a high of -15°C today. Temperatures will drop to -19C this afternoon and will look more like -29C with the wind chill. There will be a risk of frostbite.

Temperatures will continue to drop this evening with an overnight low of -26°C and a wind chill of -36°C.

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold warning for Pembroke and Petawawa – wind chill will feel like -35°C today and -40°C tomorrow morning.

It will be a sunny day in the capital tomorrow but freezing with a maximum of only -18 C and a child wind of -34 C in the morning. The risk of frostbite will persist throughout the day.

Tomorrow’s night low will be -25°C.

Things will warm up slightly on Sunday – expect sunshine and highs of -11C. Snow will start in the evening and continue through Monday.

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