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Bundle up! Cold temperatures to grip Ottawa for the next two days


A cold and snowy Thursday is in the forecast for the city of Ottawa, but relief is on the way this weekend from the bone-chilling temperatures.

The temperature was minus 12 C at 6 a.m., with the wind chill making it feel like minus 17 degrees.

Environment Canada's forecast calls for period of snow this morning. The snow will end near noon then cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of flurries this afternoon. High minus 5 C.

Cloudy tonight with a 60 per cent chance of flurries. Low minus 7 C.

Friday will be mainly cloudy with a 30 per cent chance of flurries and a risk of freezing drizzle. High minus 2 C.

The outlook for Saturday calls for cloudy with a chance of showers. High plus 5 C.

Sunday will be mainly cloudy with a 60 per cent chance of showers or flurries. High plus 3 C.

The normal temperatures for this time of year are a high of minus 2 C and a low of minus 9 C. Top Stories


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