Bitter cold wind chills settle in

Published 11:53 am Wednesday, January 5, 2022

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A wind chill advisory is in effect through Friday morning for nearly all of Minnesota with wind chills as low as 35 degrees below zero possible, according to the National Weather Service. 

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

The weather agency advises people to use caution while traveling outside and to wear appropriate clothing, including a hat and gloves.

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The advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. Friday.