Cold Weather Alert Issued

Local health units have issued the third cold weather alert of the year.

It was issued by the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance and the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit and will remain in effect until Wednesday.

The alert comes into effect tonight when temperatures are expected to dip down to -17 C (1 F).

The alert extends into tomorrow night where, with the windchill, temperatures will feel like -25 C (-13 F).