Wind Chills -10° to -30° Today

Wind chill temperatures as of 5:15am this morning...the coldest in 20 years!
Wind chill temperatures as of 5:15am this morning…the coldest in 20 years!

NOWCAST:
Occasional flurries with gusty northwest winds and extremely bitter wind chills.
8am: Breezy 4°
10am: Breezy 4°
12 Noon: Breezy 5°

ARCTIC BLAST:
Some light snow arrived last night along with the coldest temperatures in 20 years! Single digit temperatures is all we will see today. These temperatures combined with breezy winds will create dangerous wind chills in the negative teens, 20s, and 30s! This amount of cold and wind could affect heat sources, pipes and car batteries. Prepare now for the possibility of using alternative heat sources if needed and check on pets and the elderly. Travel will be hazardous on untreated roads where black ice and a coating of light snow will cause problems.

Lows tonight will reach around zero, possibly even a few degrees below zero and the winds will continue to be breezy. This will cause wind chills of -20° to -30° at times. Despite seeing sunshine on Tuesday, highs will only manage to reach into the middle teens.

MID WEEK WARMUP:
Southerly winds will help temperatures rise above freezing on Wednesday but a new series of disturbances arrive with more chances for some wintry weather. The precipitation may start Wednesday night as a rain/sleet/freezing rain mix but change to all rain as temps warm above freezing Thursday.

LATE WEEK/WEEKEND:
After the Arctic outbreak leaves, a big moderation in temperature is expected by Friday with readings rising into the 40s, then into the 50s for the weekend. However, there will be a daily chance for rain showers.

TODAY:
Wind Chill Advisory. Scattered Flurries…High 6, winds NW-16
Wind Chills -10° to -20°

TONIGHT:
Wind Chill Advisory. Scattered Flurries…Low -2, winds W-8
Wind Chills -10° to -20°

TUESDAY:
Sunny, but Bitterly Cold…High 14, winds SW-10

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