Dangerously cold temperatures on tap for Chicago
January 21, 2013
It will be a blustery and cold Martin Luther King Day in Chicago.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory from 6 p.m. Monday through 9 a.m. Tuesday. The wind chill could drop as low as -14 degrees, according to the weather service.
Monday’s forecast calls for scattered flurries before 10 a.m. and highs around 12 degrees. Wind gusts could reach up to 30 mph.
Frostbite can occur within 30 minutes, the weather service advises. A warming center will be open at the Garfield Community Service Center at 10 S. Kedzie Ave. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday.
Temperatures are expected to warm up by Wednesday, with highs expected in the 20s.
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