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Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 3:36 AM CST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Very cold wind chills expected early Friday morning...

With another blast of Arctic air coming with a system's passage
this evening, tonight's low temperatures will plummet through the
teens, with some single digits possible by daybreak Friday
morning along the Interstate 64 corridor in southern Illinois and
southwest Indiana.

Gusty north winds will be what blasts this cold air into the
region, and the combination of wind and cold will likewise plummet
wind chills late tonight and early Friday morning. Wind chills
are a measure of what the air actually feels like, due to the
combination of its temperature and the wind speed. For early
Friday morning commuters to work or school, you can expect to be
greeted with negative single digit wind chills for much of
southern Illinois and southwest Indiana, with wind chills from
near zero to the single digits across most of southeast Missouri
and western Kentucky.

Bundle up, and prepare yourself, to protect from this bitter cold,
early Friday morning.

Similar wind chill readings will be felt again, with yet another
Arctic blast of air that is coming in the long range portion of
the forecast, next Tuesday and Wednesday morning.



336 am CST Thu Jan 24 2019

... Very cold wind chills expected early Friday morning...

With another blast of Arctic air coming with a system's passage
this evening, tonight's low temperatures will plummet through the
teens, with some single digits possible by daybreak Friday
morning along the Interstate 64 corridor in southern Illinois and
southwest Indiana.

Gusty north winds will be what blasts this cold air into the
region, and the combination of wind and cold will likewise plummet
wind chills late tonight and early Friday morning. Wind chills
are a measure of what the air actually feels like, due to the
combination of its temperature and the wind speed. For early
Friday morning commuters to work or school, you can expect to be
greeted with negative single digit wind chills for much of
southern Illinois and southwest Indiana, with wind chills from
near zero to the single digits across most of southeast Missouri
and western Kentucky.

Bundle up, and prepare yourself, to protect from this bitter cold,
early Friday morning.

Similar wind chill readings will be felt again, with yet another
Arctic blast of air that is coming in the long range portion of
the forecast, next Tuesday and Wednesday morning.