Arctic air, gusts make for risky cold

DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS EARLY WEEK

DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS EARLY WEEK

Snow totals reached similar amounts in the most northern portions of the Northern Panhandle and climbed higher Sunday in some of the Eastern Mountain counties. On Monday, a blustery northwest wind is expected to blow at 17 to 21 miles per hour with gusts of up to 33 miles per hour. The temperature in Thunder Bay this morning is -35c with the windchill making it feel like -40 to -45.

Wind Chill Advisories were issued for much of Indiana.

Wind chills tonight could be as low as -15° to -20° as temperatures plummet under clear skies to around zero and a steady breeze continues. We may see freezing drizzle initially late Monday into Tuesday morning, or even a few rain showers, but snow is expected by Tuesday afternoon. A cold front will track over the state on Wednesday, and temperatures will gradually fall behind the boundary.

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Conditions should vastly improve on Tuesday, with a high near 30.

The arctic blast will be short-lived as milder air approaches Indiana.

Temperatures will drop to 9 degrees on Sunday night, according to Accuweather.com.

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It was a frigid start to the new week in the wake of Saturday's winter storm, with very cold temperatures arriving in the region.

Tonight: Periods of light snow ending overnight then cloudy.

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