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'Dangerously Cold' Wind Chills Sticking Around Tuesday

The expected wind chills of -35 to -45 would be the lowest in Cook and DuPage counties in nearly 20 years, according to the National Weather Service.

The deep freeze that shut down schools and businesses across Cook and DuPage counties Monday is expected to continue until midday Tuesday. 

The National Weather Service's wind chill warning remains in effect until noon Tuesday, with "dangerously cold and potentially life threatening" wind chills of -35 degrees to -45 degrees expected. 

"These forecast wind chills are the lowest in nearly 20 years," the NWS advisory reads.

Wind chills aside, the overnight low Monday into Tuesday is expected to dip to between -15 and -20.

"Strong west winds of 20 to 35 mph will continue to result in significant blowing and drifting snow through tonight, reducing visibilities and making many roads impassible," the advisory reads. 

Due to the extreme cold Tuesday:


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