Possible Cold snap this weekend

At least one Environment Canada metetorologist is hedging weekend forecast bets of temperatures as low as minus 30.

When we talked to him yesterday, Doug Lundquist said this about the local five day forecast… [asset|aid=2221|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=e137aa097dd7405d34b2e8c5c3afa2cd-Doug Cold Weekend_1_Pub.mp3]

It’s also worth noting, that even if we do hit minus 30 on Saturday, it will not be the coldest December 12th on record since 1942.   That was in 1946, when the low was minus 37 .2 and that was more than three degrees warmer, than the coldest temperature, recorded on this date, which was minus 40.4, in 1977.