Weather Forecast


Dangerous wind chills continue, Thursday’s high expected to be 17 degrees

WILLMAR — The frigid cold and dangerous wind chills are expected to continue through tonight, but temperatures are expected to rise tomorrow.

The National Weather Service has a wind chill advisory in effect until midnight for much of the state, with wind chill values around 25 below expected because of low temperatures and brisk winds.

As of 11 a.m., it was 6 below zero in Willmar with wind chill of 22 below. The high temperature is expected to be 4 below with wind chills of 20 below.

Tonight’s forecast calls for temperatures to rise to 1 below by 9 p.m., but wind chills to persist around 20 below.

Thursday will be partly sunny, with a high temperature around 17 degrees. Wind chills will continue around 10 below.

Friday and Saturday are also expected to be more seasonal, with high temperatures around 18 on Friday and 10 on Saturday. There is also a 20- to 30-percent chance of snow Friday into Saturday.