Feb. 17 Weather: It’s going to feel like -18c today in southern Ontario

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Published February 17, 2024 at 6:00 am

The flurries will continue Saturday in southern Ontario, with bitter temperatures and windy conditions pushing the wind chill to at or near the zero mark on the Fahrenheit scale at minus 17 C.

Flurries, at times heavy, will end around noon to mainly cloudy skies with a 40 percent chance of more flurries in the afternoon, with about two centimetres expected to fall.

The winds in Mississauga, Brampton and Halton Region will be from the northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/hr. The high will be minus 4, with wind chills of minus 15 in the morning and minus 10 in the afternoon.

It will be a little windier and a little colder in Hamilton, with westerly winds gusting up to 50 /hr in and wind chill temperatures reaching minus 18 overnight.

There might actually be a bit of sunshine in Durham Region after the morning flurries, though it will likely be short-lived as there’s a 40 per cent chance of more flurries in the afternoon.

The high will be minus 4, with wind chills of minus 15 in the morning and minus 10 in the afternoon.

It will be mainly cloudy and windy overnight across the GTHA with a 40 per cent chance of more flurries.

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