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Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as around 35 below zero expected.

Posted: Feb 8, 2019 6:04 AM
Updated: Feb 8, 2019 7:59 AM

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Wind Chill Advisory
Areas Affected: Allamakee; Chickasaw; Clayton; Fayette; Floyd; Howard; Mitchell; Winneshiek

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Bitter Cold Wind Chills This Morning... .Bitter cold wind chills between 20 below and 35 below zero will continue this morning. If you must be outside, be sure to dress warm and cover any exposed skin. In addition, watch for patchy blowing and drifting snow in open areas of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota this morning as winds gust 20 to 30 mph. Some roads may remain snow covered or icy. Use caution if traveling. ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 35 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until noon today.

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

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

Wind Chill Advisory
Areas Affected: Anoka; Blue Earth; Brown; Carver; Chisago; Dakota; Faribault; Freeborn; Goodhue; Hennepin; Isanti; Kanabec; Le Sueur; Martin; McLeod; Mille Lacs; Nicollet; Ramsey; Rice; Scott; Sherburne; Sibley; Steele; Waseca; Washington; Watonwan; Wright

NWS Minneapolis (Southern Minnesota)
...DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING... .A Wind Chill Warning remains in effect through noon for locations along and west of a line from Redwood Falls, to Litchfield, to St. Cloud and Little Falls. This same area also has a Wind Chill Advisory now in effect for this afternoon through Saturday morning. To the east of the warning, a Wind Chill Advisory is in effect across the rest of east central and southern Minnesota, as well as west central Wisconsin through noon today. Wind chill values will range from 35 below to 45 below zero in the warning, and 25 to 35 below zero in the advisory. ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 40 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin and central, east central, south central and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

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

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

Wind Chill Warning
Areas Affected: Cerro Gordo; Emmet; Franklin; Hancock; Humboldt; Kossuth; Palo Alto; Pocahontas; Winnebago; Worth; Wright

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...Dangerous Wind Chills This Morning... .Winds remain blustery early this morning and with the bitter cold air, this is creating hazardous to dangerous wind chills that will prevail through much of this morning. As winds decrease some through the morning and temperatures start to rise relative to the overnight low temperatures, wind chill values will improve toward midday. ...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY... ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL EXPIRE AT 4 AM CST EARLY THIS MORNING...

* WHAT...Dangerously cold wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as around 35 below zero expected.

* WHERE...North Central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until noon CST today.

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

A Wind Chill Warning means the combination of very cold air and the wind will create dangerously low wind chill values. Frostbite can occur quickly and even hypothermia or death if precautions are not taken.

Wind Chill Advisory
Areas Affected: Dodge; Fillmore; Houston; Mower; Olmsted; Wabasha; Winona

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)
...Bitter Cold Wind Chills This Morning... .Bitter cold wind chills between 20 below and 35 below zero will continue this morning. If you must be outside, be sure to dress warm and cover any exposed skin. In addition, watch for patchy blowing and drifting snow in open areas of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota this morning as winds gust 20 to 30 mph. Some roads may remain snow covered or icy. Use caution if traveling. ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* WHAT...Very cold wind chills. Wind chills as low as 35 below zero.

* WHERE...Portions of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota.

* WHEN...Until noon today.

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

A Wind Chill Advisory means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frostbite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.

Minnesota Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 23531

Reported Deaths: 1006
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Hennepin7932593
Ramsey2790115
Stearns200113
Nobles15034
Anoka132467
Dakota123051
Washington59831
Olmsted59410
Kandiyohi4861
Rice4382
Clay42025
Scott3942
Todd3020
Wright2871
Mower2541
Sherburne2262
Carver2012
Benton1753
Steele1510
Blue Earth1371
Martin1295
St. Louis11814
Freeborn1080
Pine890
Nicollet839
Winona7915
Carlton730
Cottonwood690
Watonwan690
Unassigned6610
Crow Wing641
Otter Tail630
Goodhue623
Chisago601
Polk602
Itasca549
Dodge500
Chippewa491
Morrison450
Meeker440
Le Sueur441
Lyon430
Douglas400
Jackson390
Murray370
Becker360
McLeod330
Isanti320
Waseca260
Rock220
Mille Lacs191
Swift180
Fillmore171
Wabasha170
Pennington170
Sibley160
Faribault150
Beltrami140
Brown142
Cass132
Norman120
Kanabec111
Wilkin113
Marshall100
Pipestone100
Pope90
Wadena80
Aitkin70
Koochiching70
Mahnomen61
Yellow Medicine60
Lincoln50
Renville50
Red Lake40
Redwood40
Grant40
Big Stone40
Lac qui Parle30
Clearwater30
Traverse30
Houston20
Hubbard20
Stevens20
Roseau20
Lake10
Kittson10

Iowa Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 18929

Reported Deaths: 524
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Polk4056123
Woodbury272134
Black Hawk173044
Linn94576
Marshall89116
Dallas88620
Buena Vista7210
Johnson6108
Wapello5568
Muscatine55441
Crawford5012
Tama40127
Scott35710
Louisa34111
Dubuque34118
Jasper26016
Pottawattamie2448
Sioux2140
Washington1878
Wright1530
Plymouth1272
Warren1210
Allamakee1204
Story1051
Mahaska929
Poweshiek898
Henry701
Bremer696
Des Moines621
Clinton601
Boone580
Taylor510
Clarke500
Guthrie503
Cedar461
Benton401
Monroe385
Webster371
Jones360
Shelby350
Iowa340
Clayton333
Marion320
Buchanan320
Osceola320
Hamilton300
Cerro Gordo271
Cherokee270
Madison271
Fayette260
Lee250
Monona240
Winneshiek230
Harrison210
Jefferson210
Lyon200
Grundy200
Davis200
Dickinson190
Floyd191
Sac180
Humboldt160
Hardin160
Mills160
Hancock160
Delaware150
Butler150
Appanoose143
Keokuk140
Ida140
Emmet130
Greene130
Lucas130
Clay130
Jackson120
Audubon121
Cass120
Franklin120
Howard120
Winnebago110
Pocahontas110
Page110
Chickasaw100
Kossuth90
Van Buren90
Carroll90
Adair90
Union70
Adams70
Montgomery60
Palo Alto60
Mitchell50
Fremont40
Ringgold40
Worth30
Calhoun20
Wayne10
Decatur10
Unassigned10
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