Toronto is still under an extreme cold weather alert on Tuesday as the deep freeze continues.
Tuesday will be mainly sunny with a high of -14 C, 680News meteorologist Jill Taylor said, with a wind chill near -27. Tuesday night will see a low of -20 C with a wind chill near -29.
It’s the 10th day the city has been under a cold weather alert, one day more than all of last winter.
On Monday, the City of Toronto has issued an extreme cold weather alert, triggering additional services for the homeless.
Environment Canada had also issued a wind chill warning for the city and much of southern Ontario, including Hamilton, Halton, Peel, York and Durham. However, the wind chill warning for Toronto ended Tuesday mid-morning.
The TTC says customers may experience longer than normal wait times on all streetcar routes.
Longer than normal wait times on streetcar routes with equipment problems due to extreme cold weather. Shuttle buses to supplement service.
— Official TTC Tweets (@TTCnotices) January 21, 2014
Meanwhile, the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) and the Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) tweeted, encouraging students to bundle up.
Buses are running today and schools remain open. Whether waiting for bus or walking to school, students encouraged to dress warmly.
— Toronto DSB (@tdsb) January 21, 2014
School buses are operating @TCDSB and schools are open. Please continue to dress for the cold – Bundle Up warmly to arrive safely!
— Toronto Catholic DSB (@TCDSB) January 21, 2014
Across the GTA, a wind-chill-fueled deep freeze is likely sticking with us for most of this week, Taylor said.
“The cold air will take over. It’s another blast of very cold arctic air for us.”
At Pearson, there are some delays between Toronto and both Chicago and New York due to weather there.
Some delays and cancellations to/from Chicago and New York due to weather south of the border. Please check your flight status.
— Toronto Pearson (@TorontoPearson) January 21, 2014
CityNews weather specialist Frank Ferragine had some fun on Twitter, showing off his waterproof boots.
— Frankie Flowers (@FrankFerragine) January 21, 2014