Deep Freeze Could Give Way To Warmer Temps This Weekend
By Mike Perleberg
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) – The extremely cold temperatures are the reason some local schools have opted to close Friday.
The National Weather Service says that with temperatures in the single digits, the wind chill is -10 to -15. A Wind Chill Advisory is in place for the entire tri-state until 11:00 a.m.
[5:16 AM] Stop us if you’ve heard this recently — but another very cold day is in store for the local area as highs will only reach into the upper single digits to mid teens. Wind chills near zero are possible throughout the day today. pic.twitter.com/gEaCvfODGy
— NWS Wilmington OH (@NWSILN) January 5, 2018
We’ll reach a high of only 14 Friday. The overnight low will fall to -2 and see a high in the upper teens Saturday.
Sunday may bring the first time the area has been above the freezing point in about two weeks. Sunday’s high temperature is expected to be around 33. By next Wednesday, the tri-state could even see temps approaching 40.
Get the local forecast on Eagle Country 99.3’s weather page.
January 5, 2018 – UPDATE: The Southwest Local School District is now CLOSED due to the extreme cold.
— Southwest Schools (@SouthwestLocal) January 5, 2018