The coldest air of the season has moved into the central United States and will move into the eastern United States today. Numerous states are currently under Wind Chill Warnings and Advisories at this time as wind chills are expected to be twenty to fifty degrees below zero. Also with the breeze, lake effect snow will be a major issue as many areas along the eastern lake shores will see snow showers throughout the day today and tomorrow. Here is a list of where the current warnings and advisories are:
Wind Chill Warnings for Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota, and north central Iowa. Here wind chills are expected to be forty to fifty below zero through the morning, with wind chills around forty below zero through tomorrow. High temperatures here today are expected to be ten to twenty degrees below zero.
Wind Chill Advisories for Wisconsin, the rest of Iowa, central North and South Dakota, the western upper peninsula of Michigan, northern Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, western Pennsylvania, and the mountainous regions of West Virginia and Virginia. Here temperatures will be below zero for the states in the midwest, with wind chills ten to twenty below zero. For the mid-Atlantic and Ohio Valley states, temperatures will be in the teens with wind chill values at or below zero.
Below average temperatures will be felt throughout the central and eastern United States at temperatures here in Clarksville will struggle to reach the upper twenties tomorrow. Please bundle up if you have to be outside in the cold for an extended period of time. For those in the advised and warned areas, limit outside exposure as hypothermia can set in in a matter of ten to fifteen minutes. For the latest on the arctic outbreak, stay tuned to the National Weather Service or your local media provider. For the latest forecast for the Clarksville, TN area, check out the link below.