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Wind chill advisory issued through noon Thursday

The National Weather Service office in Duluth has issued a Wind Chill Advisory through noon Thursday.

Here's what the NWS posted online at 3:48 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14.

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT HAS BROUGHT MUCH COLDER AIR TO THE NORTHLAND.STRONG AND GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TODAY WILL CONTINUE THROUGHTHURSDAY MORNING. DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS THAT HAVE IMPROVED TODAYWILL LOWER ONCE AGAIN TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY MORNING. WINDSWILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THURSDAY MORNING AND WIND CHILLS WILLCLIMB INTO THE TEENS BELOW ZERO.A STRONG STORM IS DUE TO IMPACT THE AREA BEGINNING EARLY FRIDAYMORNING...SPREADING SNOW ACROSS AREAS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTHOF HIGHWAY 2 THROUGH THE DAY AND INTO FRIDAY NIGHT BEFORE TAPERING
OFF ON SATURDAY. SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTEDFOR MOST OF NORTHWEST WISCONSIN AND ADJOINING AREAS OFMINNESOTA... WITH LAKE EFFECTS BRINGING ADDITIONAL AMOUNTS TO THESOUTH SHORE OF LAKE SUPERIOR.MNZ020-021-033>037-151000-/O.CON.KDLH.WC.Y.0013.161215T0000Z-161215T1800Z/SOUTHERN LAKE/NORTH SHORE-SOUTHERN COOK/NORTH SHORE-SOUTH CASS-CROW WING-NORTHERN AITKIN-SOUTH AITKIN-CARLTON/SOUTH ST. LOUIS-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TWO HARBORS...SILVER BAY...GRAND MARAIS...PINE RIVER...BRAINERD...HILL CITY...AITKIN...DULUTH348 PM CST WED DEC 14 2016...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CSTTHURSDAY...* LOCATIONS...THE NORTH SHORE...AND PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST MINNESOTA INCLUDING THE CITIES OF TWO HARBORS... SILVER BAY...GRAND MARAIS...PINE RIVER... BRAINERD...HILL
CITY... AITKIN AND DULUTH.* TIMING...THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.* WIND CHILL VALUES...AS LOW AS 35 BELOW.* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.* IMPACTS...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MAY PRODUCE FROSTBITE ON EXPOSED SKIN IN AS LITTLE AS 30 MINUTES.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDSWILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT INFROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...DRESS IN LAYERS AND WEAR A HAT ANDGLOVES.
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