Chicago, IL – Residents of Illinois are facing another night of perilously low wind chills, ranging from -25°F to -40°F, particularly severe across northwestern regions.
According to the National Weather Service in Chicago, the state is not expected to see wind chills rise above -10°F until Wednesday morning. These extreme conditions present serious health risks and necessitate protective measures.
The forecast indicates a brief respite midweek, with temperatures slightly rising before a fresh wave of Arctic air hits from Friday to Sunday. The public is advised to minimize outdoor activities, stay informed on weather updates, and ensure vulnerable community members are safe and warm.
The National Weather Service emphasizes the importance of checking on friends and family and taking precautions to prevent cold-related ailments during this intense cold snap.