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Record-breaking cold snap in Collingwood today

Today marks the coldest Nov. 13 recorded in Collingwood since at least 1995
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Winter is in like a lion with record-breaking temperatures in Collingwood and area.

According to Environment Canada, Collingwood saw a record low of -16.3 Celsius for today (Nov. 13). The last low-temperature record set in Collingwood on Nov. 13 was -7 Celsius and that was set in 1996.

Environment Canada keeps records as far back as 1995 for Collingwood.

In Barrie today, weather stations measured a new record low of -24.2 Celsius. The previous low-temperature record of -11.5 Celsius was set in 1993. Barrie's temperature records date back to 1977.

Barrie was colder than Muskoka, where another record of -22 Celsius was set today. The previous record of -16.5 Celsius was set in 1983.

According to Environment Canada, the cold temperatures are related to an arctic air mass making its way across Ontario today.

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Erika regularly covers all things news in Collingwood as a reporter and editor. She has 15 years of experience as a local journalist
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