An extreme cold warning has been put in place by Environment Canada. 

Communities included in the warning are: 

  • Fort Saskatchewan
  • Edmonton
  • Sherwood Park
  • Gibbons
  • Bon Accord
  • Bruderheim
  • Lamont
  • Redwater

Temperatures for those communities are expected to hit around -40 C with the wind chill on Thursday (Dec. 1) night.

Elk Island Public Schools have said a decision on the status of school buses for Friday (Dec. 2) morning will be made at 5:30 a.m. and that families will be directly contacted.