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January 28, 2014

National Weather service: Bitterly cold temps, wind chills into Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill warning through Wednesday morning.

NWS officials said bitterly cold temperatures and brisk winds will continue to cause dangerous wind chills through Wednesday morning.

Minimum wind chills will be around -30 today and around -25 tonight and Wednesday morning.

The wind chill warning will remain in effect until noon Wednesday.

NWS officials said frostbite of exposed skin can occur in minutes in these conditions. Hypothermia or even death is possible with prolonged exposure or for those not properly dressed for the cold.

At 9:45 a.m., the NWS reported a temperature of -12, with a windc chill of -29.

Extended forecast

Wednesday: Sunny and cold, with a high near 15. Wind chill values as low as -25. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Wind chill values as low as -5. South wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. South wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

Thursday night: A 40 percent chance of snow. Cloudy, with a low around 18.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23.

Friday night: A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.

Saturday: A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27.

Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10.

Sunday: Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 20.

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