Bitter Cold is Here to Stay, Wind Chill Advisory Remains

December 26, 2017 09:01 AM

The Christmas cold is carrying over into Tuesday. Although it will be sunny, don't be fooled. The wind chill advisory for most of the state remains in effect until noon, as wind chills dip into the dangerously cold -35 degrees.

KSTP Meteorologist Nicole Mitchell said it looks like this arctic cold is here to stay through the new year and likely the next 10 days.

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The National Weather Service advises that wind chills this cold can result in frostbite in as little as 15 minutes on exposed skin. 

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While the wind chill advisory will drop, there is a possibility for its return this weekend. Wednesday has a high of 6 and low of -2.

Thursday is looking like the warmest day of the week with a high of 14 degrees, which will also bring a 70 percent chance of snow. 

State Wind Chill Map

Friday is the only other day when snow could fall, likely in the morning. 

KSTP will have the latest weather forecasts on-air starting at 4:30 a.m. on Ch. 5 and online

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Theresa Malloy

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