• Extreme cold weather

    Mississauga set to experience extreme cold temperatures.

    City services | February 20, 2020

    Temperatures in Mississauga are set to drop below -19 with the wind chill this evening. 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

    Community Centre hours:

    During cold weather events various community centres are available to those who are looking to get out of the cold: Community Centre locations and hours.

    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 or visit 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.

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