We though he would never get here.
Old Man Winter will show who is in charge this weekend as the temperature plunges and wind chill values will be in the range that is dangerous for anyone outdoors who is not properly dressed for the conditions.
Daytime highs in the minus teens to minus 20 range Saturday and Sunday, with wind chill values overnight between -30 and -40.
The town of Collingwood will have warming centres available to those who need to get out of the cold.
Collingwood Public Library (55 Ste. Marie Street)
Open Friday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Centennial Aquatic Centre (451 Third Street)
Open Friday 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Open Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Central Park Arena (85 Paterson Street)
Open Friday 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Open Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Open Sunday 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Collingwood Youth Centre (76 First Street)
Note: This is available for youth under age of 18 only.
Open Friday 3:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Open Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Open Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Collingwood Museum (45 St. Paul Street)
Open Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Open Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Anyone who requires assistance or a warm place to stay outside of these hours is asked to talk to any staff member at these facilities; they can provide information on additional services.