Extreme Cold Temperatures for Mississauga

By March 1, 2021Issues, Ward 1

Mississauga is set to experience extreme cold temperatures.

Temperatures in Mississauga are set to drop this evening with the wind chill. Please take care if you are going to be out and be sure to cover exposed skin.

If you need assistance:

  • Emergency Assistance: 9-1-1
  • More information on how to stay warm: 3-1-1

Services are available to support at-risk individuals and the homeless in Mississauga, including free hot meals and shower access, and the Region of Peel Street Helpline. Visit mississauga.ca/homelessness for more information.

Tips for cold weather:

  • Plan ahead by checking the weather forecast before heading out.
  • Dress in layers to suit the weather conditions and cover up as much exposed skin as possible.
  • Stay dry and limit your time outdoors as much as possible.
  • Reschedule or plan outdoor activities for another day.
  • Drink warm fluids but avoid caffeinated and alcoholic beverages.
  • Call vulnerable friends, neighbours and family to ensure they are not experiencing any difficulties related to the weather.
  • Do not forget your pets! Bring any pets indoors without adequate shelter.