Gareth Williams was feeling the bitter cold as he was jogging through Parkdale in Calgary’s northwest on Monday, February 25, 2019.
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Extreme cold warnings are in effect Tuesday for various parts of Alberta, including Mountain View County near Olds and Didsbury, and Rocky View County near Airdrie, Crossfield and Cochrane.According to Environment Canada, the coldest wind chill values in that area will be near -40 C, and frostbite can develop within minutes on exposed skin. Temperatures are expected to warm up this afternoon.Calgary could see some flurries this morning, with a high of -12 C. A wind chill of -34 C is expected in the morning and -18 C in the afternoon.Conditions are looking better for Wednesday, with sunny skies expected and a high of -4 C.February 2019 has seen some of the region’s coldest temperatures in the last decade, according to the Weather Network.TemperaturesToday’s High -12 C Today’s Low -15 C Average High 1.2 C Average Low -10.5 C Historic High 19.6 C in 1992 Historic Low -33.9 C in 1890 Tomorrow’s High -4 C Tomorrow’s Low -15 C Weather alerts?There are no weather alerts currently for Calgary. You can check all Alberta weather alerts here. You can also check Canada-wide weather alerts here.