WAYNE – A wind chill warning is in effect through noon on Tuesday.
According to a release from the National Weather Service – Omaha Center, the coldest wind chills could reach 40 below Monday morning. Also, frostbite can occur in less than 10 minutes as layered clothing is best when avoiding the outdoors isn’t an option.
Wind chills will range between 25 and 40 below and be the coldest both Monday and Tuesday mornings. Wayne is expected to see 42 below Monday and as cold as 39 below on Tuesday.
Make sure to again dress in layers, cover exposed skin, have a safety kit in your car and ensure your pets have shelter.
Items to include in your emergency supply kit include a cell phone charger, first aid kit, jumper cables, tire chains or snow tires, flares, bag of sand or cat litter, shovel, ice scraper/snow brush, tow rope, blanket, boots, mittens, warm clothes, a flashlight, water, snacks as well as a full tank of gas. Stay warm, stay hydrated and stay hopeful.
Northeast Nebraska’s wind chill forecast for Monday started at 37 below at 6 a.m., will be at 34 below around 9 a.m.; 23 below around noon; 19 below at 3 p.m. and close out Monday around 22 below zero at 6 p.m.