New Wind Chill Advisory in effect through Saturday

Jan 07, 2018, 01:01
New Wind Chill Advisory in effect through Saturday

The weather agency says temperatures will rapidly plunge to lows of -20 C to -25 C tonight, with wind chill values down even lower in the -35 to -40 range. Actual temperatures will be staying in the single digits and low teens for high temperatures on Saturday.

The National Weather Service has also issued a winter weather advisory for the region until 6 p.m. Saturday amid the cold temperatures and wind causing blowing and drifting snow on the roadways.

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A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills.

The cold air combined with wind gusts as high as 32 miles per hour can cause frost bite and hypothermia can if precautions are not taken, according to the NWS. THEN, wind chill values go BACK DOWN to near 0° on Friday night into Saturday morning. The good news... we will see sunshine all day today!

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Sunday brings another mostly sunny day, but not almost as brutally cold. We finally get out of the deep freeze next week with highs potentially in the upper 40s by Friday with the chance of rain showers.

Tonight: Mostly clear, dangerously cold with wind chills to -30.

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Tomorrow: Mostly Sunny, Cold, Windy.

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