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Extrem Cold Warning Issued – January 18, 2022

Extreme Cold Warning in effect for:

2022-01-18

Birch Hills Co. near Eaglesham and Hwy 740

Birch Hills Co. near Wanham and Peoria

Clear Hills Co. near Chinchaga Wildland Prov. Park

Clear Hills Co. near Cleardale Worsley and Cherry Point

Clear Hills Co. near Hines Creek and Eureka River

Co. of Northern Lights near Dixonville and Cardinal Lake

Co. of Northern Lights near Manning and Notikewin Prov. Park

M.D. of Big Lakes near High Prairie and Winagami Lake

M.D. of Fairview including Fairview Whitelaw and Dunvegan

M.D. of Peace including Grimshaw and Berwyn

M.D. of Smoky River including Falher McLennan and Guy

M.D. of Spirit River including Spirit River and Rycroft

Nrn Sunrise Co. near Keppler Creek

Nrn Sunrise Co. near Peace River Nampa and Three Creeks

Saddle Hills Co. near Bay Tree and Silver Valley

Saddle Hills Co. near Moonshine Lake Prov. Park

Saddle Hills Co. near Woking

Extreme cold wind chill values near -40 will continue this morning.

Conditions may moderate slightly by the afternoon but a return to wind chill values near -40 is expected this evening. Temperatures should moderate by Wednesday.

Extreme cold puts everyone at risk.

Dress warmly. Dress in layers that you can remove if you get too warm. The outer layer should be wind resistant.

If it’s too cold for you to stay outside, it’s too cold for your pet to stay outside.

Please continue to monitor alerts and forecasts issued by Environment Canada. To report severe weather, send an email to ABstorm@ec.gc.ca or tweet reports using #ABStorm.

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Alberta has declared a state of public health emergency

For a full list of restrictions please see the Alberta Government’s  COVID-19 Public Health Actions

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Expanding booster doses to more Albertans

See full list of eligible groups and book your shot

At-home rapid test kits available

Find a pick up location near you

Social gathering over the holidays

Learn more about gathering limits

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Learn more about public health restrictions

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– Current Central Peace COVID Information –

Cases In The Central Peace

Active Cases In Central Peace Drop To 16

a/o 2022-01-18

• Birch Hills County: 1 active

• M.D. of Spirit River: 11 active

• Saddle Hills County: 1 active

Follow the link for more info from AHS on Regional Cases:

https://www.alberta.ca/maps/covid-19-status-map.htm

COVID-19 School Status

Cases in Canada

Updated daily

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Monitor Current Fire Bans, Wildfire Status, Smoke Conditions & Weather Alerts

Fire season in Alberta began March 1st every year. Permits are required for all burning except campfires in the Forest Protection Area.

To help protect your home from wildfire, FireSmart it:

  • remove flammable items that are within 5 feet of your property
  • keep roof and gutters free from debris
  • prune trees and shrubs regularly
  • conduct a FireSmart home assessment

Talk to your neighbors about what you can do to FireSmart your community.
Learn more about how you can FireSmart your property, your community and your industry.

Resources:

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EMERGENCIES CAN HAPPEN ANYTIME

Make a plan. Create a kit. Stay informed.

There are various ways to stay informed of emergencies in the Central Peace and around Alberta.

These include:

  1. Alberta Emergency Alerts are issued to provide you with critical information about an immediate emergency, where it is occurring, and what actions you nee to take. Alerts are distributed in various ways, including: radio, television, social media, RSS feed, and the Alberta Emergency Alert App. Download the app to stay informed through your mobile device.
  2. Wireless alerting is another tool to receive emergency alerts. Wireless public alerts are issued to cell phones within a defined geographic area. These alerts are only issued for threat-to-life situations. You can learn more at alertready.ca, and check if your phone is compatible to receive wireless alerts.  Sign-up is not required as all cell-phones are automatically registered.
  3. Municipal sources: Be careful of the authenticity of some of the information that is being shared. It is best to use trusted municipal sources for local information

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Contact Us

Spirit River AB T0H 3G0

Phone: 780-864-3760
Fax: 780-864-3904
Toll-free: 1-888-864-3760
Email us

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