Much of the Northwest Territories has been placed under an extreme cold warning with temperatures set to drop over the next few days.
Extreme cold warnings fanned out across the Northwest Territories on Thursday evening, with days of bitter cold ahead for many parts of the North.
Environment Canada issued a snowfall warning for the Tłı̨chǫ region and a blizzard warning for Ulukhaktok.
Environment Canada is warning of blizzard conditions in Ulukhaktok from Tuesday afternoon until Wednesday morning.
Yellowknife's Christmas cold snap will continue into the weekend, federal forecasters warned, with wind chill values hovering around -50C.
Environment Canada is warning residents in Norman Wells and Tulita of extremely cold temperatures on Monday night and Tuesday morning.
Environment Canada issued an extreme cold warning for Yellowknife and Tłı̨chǫ communities, with temperatures expected to dip toward -50C with wind chill.
Environment Canada says people in Fort Simpson and Jean Marie River should expect around 10 cm of snow to fall on Friday.
Forecasters are closely watching a low pressure system moving across the Northwest Territories this weekend, with snow and freezing rain likely for many areas.
Next week is looking unusually warm in large parts of the NWT. Temperatures in Yellowknife could reach freezing or beyond, some 15 degrees hotter than the norm.
Environment Canada says 10 to 15 centimetres of snow could fall across much of the South Slave and northwestern Alberta by Wednesday afternoon.
Environment Canada is warning residents in Sachs Harbour to expect blizzard conditions with poor visibility and blowing snow this weekend.