New Year's Eve wind chill in Detroit forecast at -16 below

Casey Dawson
January 1, 2018

An Arctic Blast has the the deep freeze, but what does it really mean when your body starts to shiver? Weather service forecasters say actual air temperatures are expected to fall to -15 degrees on Sunday and Monday nights in parts of central IL.

Hillsdale and Steuben Counties are included in a Wind Chill Advisory which is in effect from 10:00 p.m. Sunday evening until 12 noon Tuesday.

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A "light breeze", the Weather Service said, will put wind chills between -20 and -35 degrees.

The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. "For the revelers going out there for the New Year's festivities.we don't think we're going to hit records, but it's downright colder than usual". New Year's Day, as extremely cold air continues to sweep through the region. 2018 begins with sunny skies, but bitterly cold temps as the high reaches 4 degrees. If you must go outdoors, cover all exposed skin and limit time spent outside.

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