Deep freeze will loosen its grip -some- by Sunday afternoon

Warming centres are operating in Barrie, Orillia and Innisfil for those needing shelter

You can’t have your sunshine without a dose of frigid air in January.

An extreme cold warning remains in effect from Muskoka to the Greater Toronto Area.

Wind chill values will be in the minus 20s during the day and minus 30s at night, according to Environment Canada.

By Sunday afternoon, some moderation with a high around minus 7.

The transit terminal on Maple Avenue in downtown Barrie is being used as a warming centre and there are spaces available at the Busby Centre on Mulcaster Street.

In Orillia, warming centres are available on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Orillia Recreation Centre (Front Entrance Lobby) and at the Orillia Public Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In Innsfil, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., library branches in Alcona and Cookstown are also being used as warming centres.