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Weather Authority: Wind chill values close to -30 on Friday

Weather Authority: Wind chill values close to -30 on Friday

The advisory is for strong winds ahead of a cold front: sustained around 10-20 miles per hour with gusts as high as 40 miles per hour possible!

Friday morning between 2am and 9am, temperatures in the teens below zero with sustained winds 10-20 miles per hour will yield wind chills as low as -35 degrees.

According to KWQC Chief Meteorologist Erik Maitland, cold weather is set to arrive Thursday into Friday as wind chills in some areas could drop to minus 30 degrees.

A Wind Chill Watch (dark-green shading on map below) is out for Thursday night and Friday covering the area just to the north and west of Chicago.

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Tonight will be partly to mostly cloudy, and lows will be in the mid to upper single digits. No significant snow accumulation is expected from these systems. With it comes the likelihood of rain at first before a changeover to snow Monday night.

Though that is still five days off, National Weather Service forecasters said the intense cold is looking "increasingly likely".

The big story as we move through the rest of the week and weekend will be the cold temperatures.

Colder than normal temperatures are predicted to stick around into next week.


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