Wow over 1/2 the country has a Long John Index of 3 or higher, AND a Polar Bear Alert! Now that is how you winter! These Conditions were observed at 640am MT.
Long John Index of 1 ( 0 to -9 C) - Sudbury, Kitchener-Waterloo, St. John’s
Long John Index of 2 ( 0 to -9 C with -10C+ windchill) - Whitehorse, Timmins
Long John Index of 3 ( -10 to - 19 C) - Edmonton, Calgary, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Fort St. John, Saskatoon, Regina, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Winnipeg, Thunder Bay, Iqaluit
Long John Index of 4 ( -20 to -29 C) - Yellowknife, Invuik, Alert, Top of Canada
Long John Index of 5 (-30 to Infinite) - None
Free Passes (+1 and warmer) - Victoria, Vancouver, Kamloops, Kingston, Sarnia, Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Halifax, Charlottetown, Fredericton
Here are your Long John Index Requests! We will do it again Dec 24th!
Outlook Saskatchewan - 3
St. Albert, Alberta - 3
Bowmanville, Ontario - Free Pass
Portage La Prairie, Manitoba - 3
La Ronge, Saskatchewan - 4
Wainwright, Alberta - 3