Environment Canada lifted the warning of extreme cold

Photo: Jacques Nadeau Le Devoir
The mercury remains below normal.

Environment Canada has lifted, Tuesday, warning of extreme cold which was in effect for southern Quebec.


In the interview, meteorologist Jean-Philippe Bégin explains that low precipitation of snow brought temperatures slightly less cold over the south of the province.


The mercury remains below normal.


Quebec should be shaken by a new storm by the end of the week. A depression in training on the East coast of the u.s. is expected to escalate on Thursday and Friday, a cocktail of precipitation.


The eastern Townships, eastern Quebec and the maritime provinces should be the most strongly affected.


Jean-Philippe Bégin referred to ” a mixture of snow, sleet, freezing rain, followed by a final in rain that would be expected to freeze to the ground with the return of cold air on Friday.”


Some areas located to the north of the storm’s path, including the Gaspésie and the Côte-Nord, are able to receive all of the precipitation in the form of snow.


This depression will be accompanied by winds ranging from moderate to high on all of Quebec.


The frigid temperatures are expected to be back as soon as Friday.