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Stefany Morrison did not let punishing temperatures stop her from training for the full Manitoba Marathon on Wellington Crescent. When asked how she felt, she said with a smile,

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Stefany Morrison did not let punishing temperatures stop her from training for the full Manitoba Marathon on Wellington Crescent. When asked how she felt, she said with a smile, "It beats running on a treadmill." Photo Store

It's bright, sunny and in Winnipeg this morning that can only mean one thing; it's still dangerous out there.

Environment Canada is holding the button on the wind chill warning across southern Manitoba, a province that's seen little else this winter.

The forecast is still calling for a break and seasonal temperatures later this week.

In the meantime, winds at speeds of 15 to 20 kilometres an hour and temperatures in the mid minus 20s are making for wind chills of -40 to -45.

Exposed skin freezes in five minutes at those temperatures.

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