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Long John Index Summary, Weather Map and Requests - Jan 8 2016

Canada Weather Map, Canada Wide ForecastColin MacIntyreComment

It’s pretty fair in BC, FREEZING through Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, and then Winter comes to a mostly grinding halt at the Ontario Manitoba Border! Pretty fair all the way through eastern canada to the Atlantic Ocean! Up North, it’s once again -30 in Yellowknife, which WOULD BE THE cold spot if it weren’t for Alert, with a -35!

Ratings observed at 6:45 MT/8:45 ET

Long John Index of 1  ( 0 to -9 C)  - Kamloops, Thunder Bay, Sudbury, Timmins, Sarnia, Toronto, Kitchener, Quebec City, Charlottetown

Long John Index of 2 ( 0 to -9 C with -10C+ windchill) - Ottawa, Montreal, Halifax, Fredericton, St John’s

Long John Index of 3 ( -10 to - 19 C) - Edmonton, Calgary, Fort St John, Red Deer, Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Saskatoon, Regina, Winnipeg, Moncton, Whitehorse, Inuvik


Long John Index of 4 ( -20 to -29 C) - Lethbridge, Jasper, Banff, Iqaluit

Long John Index of 5 (-30 to Infinite) - , Yellowknife, Alert, Top of Canada

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


Eastend Saskatchewan - 3
Castelgar BC - Free Pass
Mundare Alberta - 3
Nanaimo BC - free pass
Aukland New Zealand - 4. (HAH no Kidding it’s like +20 C there)
Mill Bay BC - Free Pass
Windermere BC - 2
Tampere Finland - 3
Weyburn SK - 3
Biggar SK - 3
Brooks AB - 3