The WKVI listening area remains under a wind chill warning for the next few hours. The National Weather Service advises the warning is set to expire at noon EST, 11 a.m. CST today. Meanwhile, bitterly cold temperatures combined with winds of 10 to 15 miles per hour will cause wind chills between 15 and 25 below zero. Exposed skin can experience frostbite in a matter of minutes when it’s this cold, and hypothermia or even death are possible with prolonged exposure for those not properly dressed for the weather.
Today’s forecast calls for a significant warm up, although temperatures will remain well below freezing. Look for sunny skies and a high of 19 with a wind chill of five above zero. What a difference a year makes. Last year we set a record high of 59 degrees on this date.