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Spring is just days away – but – strong northerly winds blowing cool arctic air are making it feel less than Spring like as the new week begins.

The “feels like” temperature this morning is in the minus 10 range and by this afternoon will be around minus 6. Tonight it’s going to feel like mid-winter with a low near minus 12 combined with northwest winds gusting to 40 km/h – it will feel more like minus 22.

Tomorrow isn’t much better – the high is forecast to be minus 10 combined with gusty northerly winds – it will feel like minus 14 by the afternoon.

The average highs for this time of year range between 1.9 and 2.1 degrees while the average lows run between minus 7.5 and minus 7.7. The record low temperature for March 14th is minus 30 set in 1948 while the record low for March 15th is minus 20.9 set in 2003.