Although the groundhog didn't see his shadow we are in for some cold weather and an extreme cold warning for the next few days.

The cold will persist in Humboldt and the surrounding areas for the next few days which is why residents are being warned about frostbite during the cold days/nights.

According to officials, frostbite can occur within 15 minutes to exposed skin. Humans, as well as animals, are at risk of developing frostbite.

"If you feel numbness and then you see a lot of discoloration or persistent swelling than that is certainly an indicator for you to seek medical attention," explained Dr. David Torr with the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

He added that if you see frostbite on your skin, avoid rubbing the area to warm up, dry, or even using lotion as it could cause more nerve damage.

For those who must be outside in the extreme cold, Dr.Torr advised having something to eat and drink in the morning to get the metabolism started can help prevent frostbite.

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