More daily temperature records broken

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson and Fort St. John broke daily temperature records on Wednesday.

In Fort St. John, the temperature hit a record low of -42.5 degrees Celsius, almost 4 degrees lower than the previous record of -38.9 degrees Celsius set in 1933.

Dawson Creek also set a new record of -42.5 degrees Celsius. The previous record, set almost a century ago in 1926, was -38.9 degrees Celsius.

Fort Nelson set a daily record of -43.5 degrees Celsius. The previous record was -42 degrees Celsius, set in 1980.

In Fort St. John, temperatures are expected to reach a high of -32 degrees Celsius, feeling like -44 degrees Celsius with the wind chill. A low of -35 degrees Celsius, feeling like -48 with the wind chill, is the forecast for Thursday evening.

Friday is expected to be a snow-filled day, with the temperatures expected to remain at -29 degrees Celsius throughout the day, with the wind chill making it feel between -35 to -45 degrees Celsius.

Christmas Eve will reportedly be a high of -23 degrees Celsius and a low of -25 degrees Celsius. Christmas Day calls for a high of -21 degrees Celsius and a low of -22 degrees Celsius.

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