Extreme wind chills are expected in parts of Saskatchewan leading to Environment Canada issuing an extreme cold warning Thursday afternoon.
A bitterly cold airmass has been spreading throughout the Prairies, with the wind chill expected to dip between -40 to -48 Thursday and Friday. The coldest wind chill values are expected Friday morning.
While the cold weather is expected to last throughout the weekend, a warming trend is expected to begin next week.
Environment Canada encouraged people to dress warmly and in layers that can be removed.