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Overnight lows in Lafayette are expected to fall to their lowest point since December 19th of 2016. While tomorrow morning’s low temperature will remain 6° warmer than our record low for the day, -5° will marking our coldest temperature of the year!
As our temperatures fall, northwesterly winds will continue to flow across the region between 5 mph and 10 mph. Wind chills at times may dip as low -25° during the predawn hours Wednesday.
Conditions such as the ones we’re expecting overnight may cause frost bite or hypothermia in as little as 20 to 30 minutes.
As a result, the National Weather Service has placed the entire viewing area under a Wind Chill Advisory from 10:00 P.M. ET this evening through 10:00 A.M. ET tomorrow morning.
While it appears as though we’ll see a slight bump in the mercury for both Thursday and Friday; almost as a rule going forward, temperatures will remain 10° to 25° below their average heights through the remainder of 2017 and even into the New Year!
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