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Record-Breaking Frigid Temperatures Put Northern U.S. Into Deep Chill

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Prepare yourself Columbus! It’s about to get cold as hell!

According to the National Weather Service, parts of Franklin County could reach subzero lows by Wednesday and Thursday breaking previous records in the city.

Wind chills between 25 and 35 below zero are possible, with the coldest wind chills as low as 40 below zero possible Wednesday morning. Highs during the day are not expected to go past single digits, making it one of the coldest days since reports of 20 to 30 below zero on February 19, 2015.

A Wind Chill Warning has been issued for parts of Central Ohio from Tuesday evening through Thursday afternoon. Please keep in mind that the dangerously cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

Stay tuned to our website to keep up with the latest school closures and more as the weather changes.

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