Wind Chill Advisory in Effect until Thursday (Jan 31)

A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect Tuesday, Jan. 29 until Thursday, Jan. 31 at Noon. Wind chill is expected to be -35 to -55 below zero as dangerously cold air pushes into the area, according to the National Weather Service. Gusty winds will produce drifting snow, especially in open areas.

Wind chills could cause frostbite in less than ten minutes. Blowing snow will limit visibility while traveling.

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Forecast from the National Weather Service:

Tuesday
Scattered flurries before 11am, then isolated snow showers after 11am. Patchy blowing snow. Partly sunny and cold, with a temperature rising to near -7 by 11am, then falling to around -13 during the remainder of the day. Wind chill values between -30 and -40. Blustery, with a west northwest wind 17 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tuesday Night
Isolated snow showers before 10pm, then scattered flurries between 10pm and midnight. Patchy blowing snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -27. Wind chill values between -45 and -55. West northwest wind 16 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -14. Wind chill values between -45 and -55. West northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -29. Wind chill values between -40 and -50. West wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and cold, with a high near -5. West wind 5 to 8 mph.