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‘Dangerously Cold Temperatures’ Expected Through Saturday

The snow may be over, but blizzard-like conditions are still a threat.

Cook county will be under a winter weather advisory from 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 3, to 9 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4

While the threat of more snow is unlikely, blowing and drifting snow could create blizzard-like conditions for evening commuters, according to the National Weather Service. Wind speeds could be around 20 to 25 mph with gusts reaching 35 mph, the agency added.

"Dangerously cold temperatures" and wind chills starting Friday morning and extending through Tuesday night also are expected throughout northern Illinois, the NWS reports.

Want to know how cold it really feels outside? Check out the National Weather Service's wind chill index calculator to find out

Hernendo RevolveR January 04, 2014 at 01:21 AM
What's it going to take for these twits in Washington to realize that we don't have global warming? We have the entire Midwest in the deep freeze, Antarctic ships and rescue ships stuck in the ice and the polar ice caps are expanding at record rates! For goodness sake, let's just be good stewards of the planet and stop these scare tactics that are doing nothing but destroying the economy!

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