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Wind Chills of -20 Expected Thursday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory from Wednesday night through Thursday morning.

Wind chills are expected to dip down to -25 Thursday morning in Hinsdale. (Patch file photo)
Wind chills are expected to dip down to -25 Thursday morning in Hinsdale. (Patch file photo)

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Well this sounds familiar. 

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a wind chill advisory for Cook and DuPage counties that will be in effect from 9 p.m. Wednesday to 12 p.m. Thursday, a time frame during which wind chill values will dip to as low as -25.

The wind chill will drop to between -20 and -25 Wednesday night and remain below -20 Thursday morning.

"A wind chill advisory means that the wind will combined with the very cold air to generate low wind chills," the NWS advisory reads. "This will result in frostbite and hypothermia if precautions are not taken."

The overnight low temperature Wednesday into Thursday is 0, according to the NWS forecast. Thursday's high is 9 and overnight low into Friday is -5.
Joseph R. Martan January 22, 2014 at 12:49 PM
It's them Russians in Siberia with their weather machine getting even with the U.S. for winning the Cold War (no pun intended).

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