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DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS REPORTED IN AREA

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The coldest air of the season will kick off 2018 in the listening area. A Wind Chill Advisory once again is in effect from 10 pm tonight (Monday, January 1, 2018) to 9 am Tuesday (January 2, 2018) for wind chills of -5° to -10°. This will set up dangerous cold weather that can lead to hypothermia if not properly dressed when outside in the elements. Here is a look at weather stations reporting in at 6:30 a.m. central time Monday, January 1, 2018. (city, temperature/chill factor):

Crossville (7/ -5)

Jamestown (7/-5)

Pikeville (7/-6)

Sunbright (7/-6)

Kingston (13/11)

Spring City (14/0)

Madisonville (12/2)

Oak Ridge (13/11)

Low temperatures tonight will drop even lower going down to near 0 in the higher elevations. Please dress warm from head to toe if you have to be outside today, tonight and tomorrow. Also check on the elderly and bring pets inside.


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