The Weather Network revealed yesterday that Ontario just had the coldest fall season on record in nearly 40 years. The province has shattered temperature records over the last few weeks and, sadly, will continue to keep doing so.
Tonight, temperatures in Ottawa are dropping to -18°C, which will feel like a devastating -24°C with the wind chill. Friday's high in Ottawa is only -10°C which will feel like -18°C. Ottawa is in for an exceptionally cold week, but tonight is by far the coldest. Here's the city's current seven-day forecast:
Don't expect the Toronto area to be much warmer tonight, though. Tonight will feel like -12°C in Toronto with the wind chill. Today's high is only -4°C, feeling like -8°C.
Next week is looking pretty miserable in Toronto as well. Thursday's temperature will feel like -10°C and flurries are expected. Thankfully, the city will climb back up to positive digits by next Friday at 5°C. Here's the forecast in Toronto for the next seven days:
Out in the Kitchener-Waterloo region, tonight's temperature will feel like -15°C and flurries are expected. The region will see significant cold throughout the week as well:
Cities to the north of the GTA like Newmarket-Aurora can expect just slightly colder overnight temperatures than Toronto tonight, feeling like -13°C, and scattered snowfall. This is the current seven-day forecast for the region: