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I live near Buffalo, NY in upstate NY and ran my ex4 frequently during the Winter when temps were near or below zero. No issue other than heat-up time to stabilized smoking temp and pellet consumption.
My unit resides outside year around with only the Weber cover on it and after almost 15 months it continues to perform “ as advertised and expected”. However I use it almost entirely for smoking and cooking below 350 F.
my challenge is digging it out of the snow to gain access