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.