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Quiet start to the week, dangerous wind chills return Monday night

Jan 11, 2022 05:55AM ● By Editor
From the National Weather Service - Duluth MN - January 24, 2021

The work week will start off with quiet weather. Monday and Tuesday will be calm and partly sunny, with very cold temperatures Tuesday. Temps warm Wednesday, with gusty southerly winds possible.

Dangerous wind chills as cold as 25 to 40 below zero are expected Monday night and Tuesday morning. Frostbite can develop on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes at these temperatures. Wind chills may remain dangerous through the day Tuesday before falling into the 20 to 35 below zero range Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Dress to protect yourself from the cold and limit your time outdoors. Wear a warm hat, face mask, gloves, dress in multiple layers, wear waterproof boots, and stay dry.

Wind Chill Advisory
Issued by the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration

AREAS AFFECTED : CENTRAL ST. LOUIS; CROW WING; KOOCHICHING; NORTH CASS; NORTH ITASCA; NORTH ST. LOUIS; NORTHERN COOK, NORTHERN LAKE; SOUTH CASS; SOUTH ITASCA; SOUTHERN COOK, NORTH SHORE

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM CST TUESDAY...
...WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO NOON CST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...For the Wind Chill Warning, dangerously cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 45 below zero. For the Wind Chill Advisory, very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 40 below zero.

 * WHERE...Portions of east central, north central and northeast
 Minnesota.

  * WHEN...For the Wind Chill Warning, from 5 AM to noon CST
 Tuesday. For the Wind Chill Advisory, from 6 PM this evening to 5 AM CST Tuesday.

* IMPACTS...The dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.