A Bitterly Cold Start to the Week in Southeast Minnesota
Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - After three rounds of snowfall over the weekend, southeast Minnesota is now bracing for bitterly cold temperatures.
The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory starting tonight at 9 pm Monday and lasting all the way until noon on Wednesday. Temperatures are forecasted to drop to as low as 13 degrees below zero tonight, and wind chills between 25 to 35 below zero. Tuesday, high temperatures are only expected to get near three below zero, and then Tuesday will be another cold night as temperatures fall to 18 below zero.
The National Weather Service says that the dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes, and the NWS said that a localized wind chill warning could be needed within the advisory area on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.
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Temperatures are forecasted to warm up on Wednesday, as highs reach back to around 14 before reaching near 27 on Thursday.