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Extreme Cold

Arctic Outflow Warnings

Updated on

January 18, 2024
8:00 am

Current Situation

All Arctic Outflow and Extreme Cold Warnings issued by Environment and Climate Change Canada have now ended.

Emergency Warming Centres and Public Warming Spaces

Emergency Warming Centres and Public Warming Spaces may be opened by local authorities in your area.

Extreme Weather Response Shelters are operated by BC Housing and their partners for anyone who is homeless or at risk of homelessness:

Extreme Cold Safety and Preparedness

Resources to help you prepare for extreme cold:

Contact a healthcare provider, or call

 HealthLinkBC at 8-1-1, if you are experiencing mild, cold-related illness. Call 9-1-1 in case of medical emergency.  

About Weather Alerts

Learn more about the types of winter weather alerts issued in B.C.


Alert you about weather conditions where there is potential for a significant storm or severe weather to occur. A Watch could be upgraded to a Warning.


Are urgent messages that severe weather is either occurring or will occur.