Prepare to bundle up, Winnipeg. Mother Nature is back with a chilly vengeance.
After a mild weekend with temperatures in the minus single digits, a cold blast of air is in store for the city and much of southern Manitoba this week. And if you’ve been considering a winter getaway somewhere tropical, this may be your incentive to book that trip.
We’ll see mainly cloudy skies today with a high of -13°C, before cooling down on Tuesday when the mercury only goes up to -19°C. As the week progresses, the outlook doesn’t appear to improve — with Wednesday shaping up to be -23°C and Thursday’s high getting to -26°C, according to Environment Canada. Factor in the wind chill and your skin can freeze in under a minute.
The good news — if you can find any — is that by the weekend it should begin to warm up to a not-so-balmy -11°C on Sunday.