odd Toronto winter weather

Frostbite Today, and Tanning Next Week

It's friggin' cold outside - well below the average normal high for this time of year, which is about -1°C. It's days like this that often make me wonder why we choose to live in Toronto. But all that is changing, due in part to our selfish and filthy behaviour.

Environment Canada has issued an extreme cold weather statement for the city. But since global warming is real and weather patterns are no longer what they used to be (i.e. somewhat predictable and relatively consistent over the years), we've learned in recent years that just about anything can happen.

While today is a bone-chilling -14°C with a wind chill of -24°C, in just 5 days we might see highs of up to 13°C. That's a range of almost 30°C, and not at all normal.

Bundle up today, but be prepared to take it all off next week.

Screecap via The Weather Network.

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