Environment Canada has issued an Extreme Cold Warning for several areas in southern Alberta including Cochrane. 

The wind chill values make it feel close to -40 C today. 

The wind chill is expected to ease up slightly this afternoon. 

A reminder to dress in layers and dress warmly if you're planning to head outside as frostbite and hypothermia can occur. 

Other areas included in the warning include:

  • Mountain View Co. near Carstairs and Stirlingville
  • Mountain View Co. near Cremona and Water Valley
  • Mountain View Co. near Olds and Didsbury
  • Mountain View Co. near Sundre
  • Rocky View Co. near Airdrie and Crossfield
  • Rocky View Co. near Bottrel and Madden

To find out when warmer weather is on the way go HERE.