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By Rob Langrell
Publisher of The Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Wind chill advisory issued for local area

Over next two days, outside temps could feel like -35

 

Evelyn Hornbarger

Kenny Gudahl braves the snow and wind on Illinois Street in Sidney on Monday afternoon. National weather forecasters have issued a "wind chill advisory" through Tuesday.

The first big freeze of the season has descended on the Western Panhandle of the state.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for the area. Wind chills are expected to fall to as low as -35 degrees overnight.

An advisory is issued when the wind chill is low enough to pose a threat to human health and life if adequate protection isn't taken against hypothermia and frostbite, according to the weather service.

"Because of an arctic air mass that will continue to build in the area (Monday), frigid temperatures will move into the area by the evening," according to a relea...



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