Wind Chill Advisory in Effect for Southeast Michigan
Temperatures will drop into the single digits below zero, and the windchill is expected to dip even lower.
A wind chill advisory is in effect for Farmington, Farmington Hills and much of southeast Michigan, the National Weather Service announced Monday evening.
According to WXYZ-TV, Channel 7, multiple school closings had been announced as of Monday night. All Farmington public and private schools remain open.
The NWS reports that this "shot of arctic air ... will be the coldest of the season."
Temperatures will drop to the single digits and as low as -5 heading into Tuesday morning. The wind chill is expected to hit as low as 25 degrees below zero.
The wind chill advisory remains in effect until 1 p.m. Tuesday in several counties, including: Wayne, Washtenaw, Macomb, Oakland, Livingston and Genesee.
The NWS warns that prolonged skin exposure to the cold can result in frostbite and hypotermia. It's recommended that exposure to the elements is limited and that hats and gloves be worn.
Stay with Dearborn Patch as more information becomes available.