Canadians across the country should prepare to throw on their warmest coats and boots if they are planning to leave the house. Canada's winter forecast includes Environment Canada weather warnings for almost every province and territory. Among them are some extreme cold, flash freezes, and snow squalls.

Manitoba, living up to its chilly reputation, is the province to beat for extreme cold warnings. Environment Canada has issued warnings for 14 separate regions in the province. Close behind is Saskatchewan, with 11.

Manitoba can expect temperatures dropping to near -30 degrees. Saskatchewan's forecast is similar, with wind chill values looking to bring things down to -40 C.

Northern Ontario is also going to see some of that extreme cold, with temperatures dipping to nearly -45 degrees.

Southern Quebec will feel the bitter chill in some regions, but many areas also have a risk of flash freezing, making for some very slippery walking and driving conditions.

Alberta is set to experience some extreme cold that could make thermometers dip down to -50 degrees, with some areas getting between 10 and 20 centimetres of snow.

Southern Ontario has been issued several snow squall warnings, which predict 15 to 20 centimetres of snow accumulation accompanied by gusty wind.

On the Atlantic coast, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland & Labrador won't be dealing with too much of the white stuff, but will be facing some extremely windy conditions.

Some areas in Nova Scotia could still be facing wind gusts that can reach up to 100 km/h.

Meanwhile, parts of Newfoundland & Labrador will see winds of 80 km/h, with some along the coast reaching up to 110 km/h.

Rainfall warnings have also been issued for some regions, warning of 60 millimetres of rainfall and significant snowmelt and runoff.

Finally, areas of Canada's territories will all see their own bouts of intense weather.

The Northwest Territories have been issued snowfall and extreme cold warnings. The Dempster area in the Yukon, as well as isolated parts of Nunavut, will see blizzards that bring plenty of snow and wind.

Despite all of the extreme cold, wind, and snowfall across the country, B.C., New Brunswick, and P.E.I. have had no warnings issued.


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