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Extreme Cold Weather in Toronto

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A Toronto resident attempts to shield herself from the frigid temperatures on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2008

An extreme cold weather alert has been extended for Toronto as the city endures its second straight day of bone-chilling temperatures.

The mercury remained below -10 C, but the wind chill makes it feel more like -25.

Officials warn residents to limit outdoor activity and bundle up as exposed skin can suffer frostbite in less than 10 minutes.

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