(ABC 57 Chief Meteorologist Tom Coomes) – Tuesday, Jan. 2, may be the coldest day so far in the Frigid holiday season, temps start well below zero and highs will not break into the double digits.
The wind chill will also be a factor staying mostly sub-zero. There is a short break from snow with mostly sunny skies.
The next round of snow will be Wednesday into Thursday with another clipper, plus lake effect. Amounts will not be extreme but some areas could see another three to six by Friday morning.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Highs near 6
Wednesday: Mostly cloudy, afternoon and evening snow showers, high of 14.
Thursday: Lake effect snow showers, highs in the lower teens.
WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST. TUESDAY... * WHAT...Very cold wind chills expected. The cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Expect wind chills to range from 5 below to 15 below zero this afternoon dropping to 15 to 25 below zero tonight into Tuesday morning. * WHERE...Portions of northern Indiana, southwest Michigan and northwest Ohio. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Wind Chill Warning means that cold air and the wind will combine to create low wind chills. Frost bite and hypothermia can occur if precautions are not taken. Make sure you wear a hat and gloves.