2017 Ends with Coldest Day of the Year

December 31, 2017 10:42 AM

New Year's Eve will be one to remember, as it is the coldest day of 2017.

KSTP Meteroologist Jonathan Yuhas said the midnight temperature will be -12 degrees with a windchill of -30. By 7 a.m. on the first day of 2018, temperatures will have fallen to -15 with a wind chill of -35.

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Overall though, Yuhas said the temperatures will be better Monday as there is less wind, bringing temperatures closer to zero. 

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However, Yuhas also suggests some ways to take advantage of the cold on New Year's Eve. Check out the recipe for champagne popsicles he shared on Facebook: 

Frostbite can happen in a matter of minutes so layers are suggested. The very cold weather will continue into 2018. A warmup is ahead on Saturday, but temperatures remain much lower than the average this time of year, 23 degrees.

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