Extreme cold warning lifted

The extreme cold warning for the southeast region has been lifted, but frigid temperatures persist in the area.

Environment Canada removed the warning late Sunday morning; it had been in place since Thursday afternoon. While it was in effect, temperatures plunged below -40 C on Thursday night; with the wind chill, the temperature felt colder than -50 C.

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The forecasted daytime high for Sunday was -22 C. The temperature was expected to drop to -27 C on Sunday night, and then warm up to -17 C on Monday. Periods of snow are in the forecast for Sunday night and Monday.

Temperatures are projected to remain below normal for much of the rest of February. 

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