From the ABC 7 Weather team

Baby it's cold outside....

January 3, 2012 - 08:20 AM
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Today will be the coldest day of the season by a long shot, with temperatures barely reaching the freezing mark and wind chills making it feel even colder.

Bundle up, folks. It's going to be downright cold today. (Photo: Jay Westcott)

Today: partly sunny, breezy and COLD with flurries

Highs: Lower 30s | Wind Chill: Teens

Tonight: Partly cloudy, breezy and colder

Lows: Teens | Wind Chill: Single Digits

Tomorrow: Some sun, breezy and cold with flurries

Highs: Mid 30s | Wind: Bec. SW 5-10

At this writing it is -38 degrees F in Fairbanks...just want to keep our cold morning in perspective. Not only did we have the rude awakening of temperatures in the 20s and wind chills in the teens, we also have seen some moderate snow showers and squalls north of west of metro Washington. That was enough to slicken roadways and give folks a stark reality check. It is January!

Temperatures will drop into the teens tonight. It will be the coldest night of the season. But the core of cold air will start to move out during the day tomorrow. A slow but steady warming trend will begin and by Friday, we will once again see temperatures approaching 50 degrees.


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