Evening Forecast: Wind Chill Advisory Issued For Central Ohio


Your Doppler 10 Forecast

This Evening: Cold and cloudy with a chance of scattered flurries.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy with the chance of occasional flurries. Lows around 7. Wind chill values as low as -10. NW wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. 
Saturday: Partly sunny and bitterly cold with highs in the teens and wind chills below zero. NW wind 10-15. Overnight lows in the single digits again. 
Sunday: Cold again with a mix of sun and clouds. A chance of snow showers. Highs in the low 20s.

Special Information: 
A chance of a few flurries this evening. An arctic cold front will move through our area tonight causing gusty winds and temperatures to dip to bitterly cold levels. Wind chills will drop to 5 to 10 below zero tonight. They will stay below zero on Saturday. A wind chill advisory has been issued for counties north and east of Columbus starting at 10pm until Sunday morning. Lows tonight will dip into the single digits and highs will only make it to the teens tomorrow. The weekend will be cold and partly sunny. We can’t rule out the chance of a few flurries. We will see a better chance of snow again on Monday. Models aren’t as aggressive as they have been, but there is still the chance of a couple inches between Monday and Tuesday.

Alerts: Wind chill advisory issued for Franklin County and areas north and east of Columbus starting at 10 p.m. until Sunday morning in some areas.

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Inconvenient Weather: Dangerous wind chills tonight and tomorrow could cause frostbite or hypothermia. The bitterly cold temps can also cause pipes to burst.

Today’s Stats: Averages 40/24 Record High 69 (1984) Record Low -8 (1917) Sunset tonight: 6:03 p.m., Sunrise tomorrow: 7:27 a.m.