CLEVELAND — A Wind Chill Warning has been issued for Northeast Ohio as brutal temperatures start to move into the area.
The Wind Chill Warning is in effect from 1 a.m. on Wednesday to 4 p.m. on Thursday, meaning a combination of very cold air and wind will create dangerously low wind chill values.
WIND CHILL WARNING goes into effect at 7pm W/SW of #Cleveland & 1 AM Wed. for Cleveland & eastern areas through 4pm Thursday. Dangerously low wind chills of - 30 to - 40 are likely w/frostbite possible to exposed skin in 10 minutes! #Dressinlayers #ohwx #weather #TuesdayThoughts pic.twitter.com/iM6uLbdat9— Remeisha Shade (@RemeishaShadeTV) January 29, 2019
Most of Northeast Ohio is also under a Winter Weather Advisory until noon on Tuesday.
Arctic air will move into the region today and will remain in place through Thursday.
Temperatures in Northern Ohio will drop a few degrees below zero Wednesday and Thursday morning with wind chills between minus-20 and about minus-38. We wont get to minus-40. Wind chills will not get as cold as minus-55, according to Power of 5 Chief Meteorologist Mark Johnson.
Because temperatures are dropping Tuesday morning, this will cause a flash freeze of water on untreated roads during the morning commute and elevated surfaces.
The following counties are under the watch and winter weather advisory:
- Ashtabula Inland
- Ashtabula Lakeshore
This warning also includes cities of Cleveland, Mentor, Chardon, Jefferson, Medina, Akron, Ravenna, Warren, Wooster, Canton, Youngstown, Millersburg, and Ashtabula.