...Wind Chill Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to noon CST Tuesday...
The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a Wind Chill Advisory...which is in effect from midnight tonight to noon CST Tuesday.
* Timing or short term trends...cold air will spill into the state with wind chills falling to near 20 below zero or colder by around midnight tonight.
* Winds...north winds of 10 to 15 mph are expected through the night into Tuesday morning.
* Temperatures/wind chill values...temperatures will fall into the single digits below zero tonight. Wind chill values will fall to near 20 below by midnight tonight...and are expected to remain in the 20 to 25 below zero range into Tuesday morning.
* Impacts...these low wind chill values will result in possible frost bite to exposed skin.
A Wind Chill Advisory means that very cold air and strong winds will combine to generate low wind chills. This will result in frost bite and lead to hypothermia if precautions are not taken. If you must venture outdoors...make sure you wear a hat and gloves.
MS Dec 14