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Sub-Zero Wind Chills

Sub-Zero Wind Chills

It would have been even colder had it not been for a bank of clouds that rolled over Billings around midnight.

The National Weather Service issued a wind chill advisory that ended at noon Wednesday. "What we're experiencing now is a cold arctic wind from the northeast", explained Loyd. The wind chill index is a measure of how cold people and animals feel when exposed to wind and cold temperature combined.

Today as temperatures continue to drop below freezing, there may be some slick spots on road ways from yesterday's rain/fog so watch out on bridges and overpasses.

The winter cold is making a return to the NY area, setting the stage for a quick-hitting snow event in time for the Friday morning commute. The lowest wind chills are expected along the Nebraska-South Dakota border, with the wind chills bottoming out about 20 below zero. We may see some sun in the afternoon, but temperatures will struggle to make it above freezing.

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Tomorrow: Morning flurries then mostly cloudy, colder.

Frostbite is a concern now that central Minnesota is experiencing wind chills colder than -25. Overnight lows are forecast about to be 10 degrees to the low 20s. Southwest winds 15 to 25 miles per hour.

Lows will average in the single digits below zero, with highs between zero and 10 above zero.

Friday: Mostly cloudy and getting warmer.


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