01/06/2014 01:46 EST | Updated 03/08/2014 05:59 EST

Adding up the wind chill

With an extreme wind chill warning in effect for Toronto, here's a brief explanation of how the wind doesn't affect the temperature outside yet makes you feel colder at the same time.

The wind chill is expected to make it feel like -35 to -40 degrees Celsius on Monday night and Tuesday morning.

Environment Canada is saying exposed skin may freeze in less than 5 minutes.

The wind chill is expected to slowly ease up starting on Tuesday afternoon.