Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Extreme Cold Weather Alert expected tomorrow morning

City of Toronto Media Relations has issued the following:

News Release:  January 6, 2015

Extreme Cold Weather Alert expected tomorrow morning

Toronto Public Health has been closely monitoring the evolving Environment Canada forecast for Toronto. The current forecast indicates that the criteria for a City of Toronto extreme cold weather alert will be in place tomorrow, January 7. 

Low temperatures are expected very early tomorrow morning, reaching -15 C by 9 a.m.  City of Toronto and community services which respond to extreme cold weather alerts will initiate services in time to support vulnerable individuals.

For more information on extreme cold weather alerts in the City of Toronto, please visit:  http://www.tph.to/ExtremeColdWeather

This news release is also available on the City's website: http://bit.ly/1AngmGT

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. Toronto is proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit http://www.toronto.ca, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms.

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Media contact: Jennifer Veenboer, Toronto Public Health, 416-392-0976  jveenbo@toronto.ca


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