How low did the wind chills drop overnight?


Forecasters said temperatures could feel like -10 in some parts of New Jersey with the expected wind chill.

Temperatures continued to plummet early Sunday morning after a brief reprieve and spring-like weather.

On Sunday, forecasters warned the wind chill will plunge parts of New Jersey into the lower single digits or below zero temperatures.

The National Weather Service expects a frigid morning with temperatures in the afternoon struggling to reach past the mid-20s. As of 5 a.m. the wind chill in Newark was at 1 degree.

Expected temperatures Sunday morning. National Weather Service

Lows will range from the single digits to the teens but with the wind chill, it could feel close to -10 degrees in some parts of the state.

Newark is forecasted to feel as low as -2 degrees, West Milford could drop to -8 degrees with wind chill and Montgomery to -10 degrees, the National Weather Service said.

Forecasters said any standing water will freeze and warned residents to drive and walk with caution.

The brutal cold is predicted to remain all week after it briefly warmup on Friday, with temperatures were recorded in the low 60s.

A frigid morning with wind chills down into the lower single digits to just below zero in most locations. Bundle up if heading out today, as temperatures this afternoon will struggle to reach only the mid 20s!

— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) January 14, 2018

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Source:: New Jersey Real-Time News


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