Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas to Ring in '18 with Low Wind Chills

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Kansas to Ring in '18 with Low Wind Chills

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Northeast Kansas residents will ring in the New Year with dangerously low wind chills, the National Weather Service says.

"These wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed skin," the weather service's Topeka office said on its website.

That office stressed Saturday that it had issued a wind chill advisory that will remain in effect all day Sunday for the 17 counties in north-central and northeast Kansas served by its Topeka office.

Wind chill values of 15 below zero to 20 below zero are expected to be present then, the weather service said.

Those counties will then be under a more-serious wind chill warning from midnight Sunday until noon Monday, the weather service said.

"Wind chill values of 20 below zero to 30 below zero are expected to begin Sunday night and continue through Monday morning," it said. …

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