Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

NWS: Wind Chills Life-Threatening

And now Round 2.

Following last week’s ferocious blizzard has come this week’s deep freeze.

Temperatures were forecast on Tuesday to plummet from the mid-30s to minus 21 on Wednesday and on Thursday range from minus 7 to minus 15.

Coupled with severe gusts and life-threatening wind chills of 50 to 65 below zero, the National Weather Service on Tuesday issued a Wind Chill Warning for noon Wednesday to 11 a.m. Friday for Kimball and nearby areas.

NWS warned people that wind chills of this magnitude can cause frostbite in less than 5 minutes if precautions aren’t taken.

Temps were exected to “war...

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