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1/12/09: *Wind Chill Warning*

Issued at 7:57 AM CST, Monday, January 12th, 2009

*Wind Chill Warning* has been issued for all of Northeast Minnesota and portions of Northwest Wisconsin from Midnight CST Tonight until 9 AM CST Tuesday.

In Minnesota the following counties are included in this warning:

Koochiching… Itasca… Cass… Crow Wing… Aitkin… Pine… Carlton… St. Louis… Lake… And Cook…

In Wisconsin the following counties are included in this warning:

Douglas… Bayfield… Burnett… Washburn… And Sawyer…

Some cities included in the warning are:

International Falls MN… Grand Rapids MN… Walker MN… Brainerd MN… Aitkin MN… Pine City MN… Hinckley MN… Moose Lake MN… Esko MN… Cloquet MN… Duluth MN… Hibbing MN… Cotton MN… Ely MN… Two Harbors MN… Silver Bay MN… Isabella MN… Grand Marais MN… Superior WI… Port Wing WI… Bayfield WI… Siren WI… Grantsburg WI… Spooner WI… And Hayward WI…

Increasing northwesterly winds will take place This Afternoon and Tonight around the Northland as an Alberta Clipper passes through Iowa into Illinois. Arctic air will push south into the area This Afternoon and Tonight behind this low. Wind speeds of 10 to 20 mph with occasional higher gusts combined with air temperatures falling into the 15 below to 30 below range Tonight and Tuesday Morning will cause wind chills to drop to between 35 below and 55 below.

Exposed flesh can freeze in 5 to 10 minutes or less under these conditions.

Tim

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