With subzero temperatures, Wind Chill Advisory in effect for Topeka, northeast Kansas

A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect through noon Tuesday for all of north-central, northeast and east-central Kansas. Wind chill readings between 15 below and 25 below zero are expected early this morning, with the most dangerously cold wind chill readings expected along and north of a line from Belleville to Holton, according to the National Weather Service.

Subzero temperatures and dangerously cold wind chill values will greet early-risers on Tuesday in Topeka and northeast Kansas.

 

As of 4:30 a.m., the Topeka air temperature was minus-1 degree with a wind-chill at minus-15 degrees.

Even lower temperatures were expected before daybreak, and the afternoon high should only reach 11 degrees in the capital city.

A Wind Chill Advisory is in effect through noon Tuesday for all of north-central, northeast and east-central Kansas. Wind chill readings between 15 below and 25 below zero are expected early this morning, with the most dangerously cold wind chill readings expected along and north of a line from Belleville to Holton, according to the National Weather Service.

Very low wind chill readings around minus-10 to minus-15 will be possible early Wednesday morning across portions of north-central to far northeast Kansas.

A slight warm-up is in the forecast for Wednesday, as highs should reach the upper 20s. Then, on Thursday, the warm-up continues, as highs in the mid-40s are expected.

Here is the seven-day outlook from the weather service:

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 11. Wind chill values between -10 and -20. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 0. Calm wind.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 29. Wind chill values between -3 and 7. Light southwest wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 17. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 44.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 51.

Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.

Saturday night: A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35.

Sunday: Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.

Sunday night: A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 43.

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