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Weather service once again warns of risky wind chills

31 December, 2017, 00:40 | Author: Priscilla Morrison
  • Weather service once again warns of risky wind chills

This cold batch of weather will continue for all of this week.

To keep track of the current temperatures and wind chills, and see the detailed and only 10-day forecast for Madison, stay tuned to WISC-TV3, Channel3000.com, and the Channel3000.com First Alert Weather & Traffic app.

A wind chill advisory is in effect from tonight through Monday, as wind chill values are expected to drop from 15 to 25 below zero after midnight tonight.

At times there has been a noticeable wind, giving us a wind chill value ranging form positive to negative numbers. The warmest day of the week is Wednesday, with highs pushing the 30 degree mark, temperatures are still well below average.

Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

A prolonged period of cold temperatures are expected to settle over the area through early next week.




Ending the week, Friday morning lows are near zero to the lower single digits. Wind chills around -35 can lead to frostbite in only 10 minutes.

The combination of cold temperatures down into the single digits, below zero in some spots, combined with steady winds will create unsafe wind chill values.

Partly cloudy and very cold with a stray evening flurry.

The new year will begin the same way that the old one ended, bright, brisk, and bitterly cold. If you go outside, make sure to wear a hat and gloves to protect yourself.

Tuesday: Sunny, high near 13.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, low around 8 below. There's the chance of some light snow or flurries, especially farther east across New Jersey, but the brunt of the storm may stay just off the coast and perhaps clip eastern New England instead.

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