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Wind Chill Could Reach 50 Degrees Below Zero

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January 4, 2014 by Jerry Howard

The National Weather Service says the coldest airmass in nearly 20 years will arrive Sunday night and peak on Monday.

The Weather Service the frigid effects will alleviate, though slowly, through Wednesday.

It  says outside air temperatures could stay below zero from Sunday night through sometime Tuesday, maybe longer.

The Service advises that this airmass will be accompanied by northerly winds between 15 and 30 miles per hour, resulting in dangerously low wind chill values between 30 and 50 degrees below zero, “Temperatures and wind chills this cold can easily result in exposed skin freezing within minutes and rapid onset of hypothermia.”

 

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