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True Arctic air on the way this week

Are you ready for some cold? Usually after big snow events we get the "One-Two Punch." That's where you get the snow and see the cold. We didn't have that this go-around. Instead, temperatures have remained slightly above freezing. That's allowed about half of our snow to melt off. But a surge of cold air is headed in today, the likes of which we haven't seen since March!

Temperatures will top out around 38 degrees today, which is not far from average for this time of year. But check out the forecast:

Tonight: Blustery and colder. Lows around 22. Wind chills as low as 10.
Wednesday: Blustery and cold. Partly cloudy with highs in the middle to upper 20s. Wind chills in the teens.
Wednesday night: Breezy and cold. Lows in the teens. Wind chills as low as 5.
Thursday and Friday: Cold. Highs around 22. Wind chills in the single digits.

This isn't January-level cold, but it will be a shock to the system to be sure!

-Meteorologist Eric Sorensen

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