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Long John Index Summary and Weather Map - Jan 5, 2016

Canada Wide Forecast, Canada Weather MapColin MacIntyreComment

FARLEY MOWATT’S Beard we have a cold one this morning! If it weren’t for Vancouver and Victoria, we’d have a ‘Long John Royal Flush’; all majorish cities below the freezing point! It’s particularly cold in the Atlantic Provinces: many rocking a Long John Index of 3, with a hearty wind! Keep Warm Buddies!

Ratings observed at 6:50 am MT.

Long John Index of 1  ( 0 to -9 C)  - Thunder Bay, Penticton, Kamloops

Long John Index of 2 ( 0 to -9 C with -10C+ windchill) - Calgary, Lethbridge, Winnipeg, Charlottetown,

Long John Index of 3 ( -10 to - 19 C) - Edmonton, Fort McMurray, Red Deer, Saskatoon Regina, Sudbury, Timmins, Kingston, Kitchener, Sarnia, Toronto, Halifax, Fredericton, Moncton, St. John’s, Whitehorse, Inuvik

Long John Index of 4 ( -20 to -9 C) - Grande Prairie, Fort St John, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, Alert, Top of Canada

Long John Index of 5 (-30 to Infinite) - Iqaluit

Free Passes (+1 and warmer) - Vancouver, Victoria