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Prepare for extreme cold and learn to recognize signs of hypothermia

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Today's topic for Winter Weather Awareness Week is on the dangers of extremely cold temps, and recognizing the signs of hypothermia is one of the best things we can do today since the car safety kit discussed Monday included keeping extra hats, gloves, and blankets in your car to keep warm.

Temperatures were warmer this afternoon with highs in the mid 40s, but it never felt that warm due to the wind chill effect from our wind which gusted into the 30s. Wind pulls your body heat away from you faster than if there wasn't any wind.

Temps will drop to the mid 20s tonight with just a slight chance for flurries or a few isolated bursts of snow that really shouldn't bring more than a dusting, if anything. Those chances continue tomorrow, but again very little, if any, snow accumulation is expected.

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Matt was promoted to Chief Meteorologist in 2019. He started as our Saturday evening meteorologist in September of 2014 before being promoted to Evening Meteorologist in 2016. Born and raised in Sheboygan, WI, Matt loves everything about this great state, including experiencing all four seasons and deer hunting. He enjoys forecasting all types of weather and does so while cheering for all Wisconsin sports teams!