An extreme cold warning has been issued for Haliburton and area.

Very cold wind chills are expected for Haliburton, Minden, and surrounding areas to Oxtongue Lake and Northern Haliburton County.

Daytime highs will be just minus 11 but temperatures are expected to drop to minus 28 this evening with a wind chill of minus 35, continuing through tomorrow morning.

There will also be periods of snow starting tomorrow morning with an expected accumulation of two to four centimetres.

Pets, small children and the elderly should avoid the outdoors during this period.